Fifty Readings in Philosophy

ISBN-10: 007353580X

ISBN-13: 9780073535807

Edition: 4th 2012

Authors: Donald Abel

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List price: $80.44
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 6/17/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 552
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 2.178
Language: English

Donald C. Abel is Professor of Philosophy at St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wisconsin. He holds a B.A. in Philosophy from Gonzaga University, an M.A. in Philosophy from Tulane University, a Ph.L. in Philosophy from St. Michael’s Institute, an M.Div. in Theology from Loyola University of Chicago, and a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Northwestern University. He is the author of Freud on Instinct and Morality (1989), Theories of Human Nature: Classical and Contemporary Readings (McGraw-Hill, 1992), Fifty Readings in Philosophy (McGraw Hill, 3d ed., 2008). He is the editor of Discourses (www.primisdiscourses.com), an electronic database of philosophy readings that is part of Primis, McGraw-Hill’s online resource for creating customized textbooks. Professor Abel has received two awards for excellence in teaching and an award for outstanding scholarship. He is a member of the American Philosophical Association, the American Catholic Philosophical Association, the Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy, and the Society for Philosophy and Psychology.

Preface
What Is Philosophy?
Plato Apology (complete)
The Value of Philosophy (complete)
Philosophy of Religion
The Existence Of God
Proslogion and Exchange with Gaunilo (selection)
Treatise on God (selection)
Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion (selection)
Natural Theology (selection)
The Blind Watchmaker (selection)
The Problem of Evil
On Free Choice of the Will
Evil and Omnipotence (complete)
An Irenaean Theodicy (selection)
Faith and Reason
Euthyphro (complete)
Pens�es (selection)
Theories of Knowledge
Republic (selection)
Meditations on First Philosophy (selection)
An Essay Concerning Human Understanding (selection)
An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding (selection)
Critique of Pure Reason (selection)
Love and Knowledge: Emotion in Feminist Epistemology (selection)
Philosophy of Mind
The Mind-Body Problem
Meditations on First Philosophy (selection)
The Case for Physicalism (complete)
What Is It Like to Be a Bat? (complete)
Personal Identity
Of Identity and Diversity (selection)
Personal Identity and the Past (selection)
The No-Self Theory: Hume, Buddhism, and Personal Identity (selection)
The Origins of Selves (complete)
Free Will and Determinism
The System of Human Freedom (selection)
The Dilemma of Determinism (selection)
The Problem of Morals (selection)
Freedom and Determinism (selection)
Firming Up Soft Determinism (complete)
The Impossibility of Ultimate Moral Responsibility (selection)
Ethics
Classical Ethical Theories
Ethics (selection)
Treatise on Law (selection)
Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals (selection)
Utilitarianism (selection)
Critiques of Classical Theories
Is There a Teleological Suspension of the Ethical? (complete)
Beyond Good and Evil (selection)
Existentialism Is a Humanism (selection)
The Challenge of Cultural Relativism (selection)
Just Caring (selection)
Political and Social Philosophy
Classical Political Theories
Crito (complete)
Leviathan (selection)
The Second Treatise of Government (selection)
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (selection)
Manifesto of the Communist Party (selection)
On Liberty (selection)
Contemporary Social Issues
Letter from Birmingham Jail (selection)
A Theory of Justice (selection)
Multicuituralism (complete)
Multicuituralism without Culture (selection)
Sources and Credits
Index
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