Philosophy and Contemporary Issues

ISBN-10: 0131112562

ISBN-13: 9780131112568

Edition: 9th 2004

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Description: One of the most successful volumes in its field over the last 20 years,Philosophy and Contemporary Issues introduces today's readers to philosophy with timely, approachable readings of philosophical significance. The authors strive to demonstrate how philosophy illuminates and helps solve some of the important problems facing contemporary man, and they encourage readers to engage in philosophizing themselves. This book successfully makes the subject interesting and intelligible for readers encountering philosophy for the first time. Essays address freedom and determinism, morality and society, state and society, and knowledge and science. For individuals interested in an accessible introduction to philosophy.

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Book details

List price: $169.80
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 6/18/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.068
Language: English

General Introduction
The Apology
Freedom And Determinism
The Delusion of Free Will
Freedom of Choice and Human Responsibility
The Problem of Free Will
Walden Two: Selections
Ignoble Utopias
An Address Delivered to the Prisoners in the Chicago County Jail
The Humanitarian Theory of Punishment
God, the Arch-Hypnotist
Fate
God And Religion
Seven Reasons Why a Scientist Believes in God
The Delusion of Design and Purpose
The Evidential Value of Religious Experience
The Basis of the Moral Law
Why I Am Not a Christian
God and the Problem of Evil
The Problem of Evil
The Ethics of Belief
The Will to Believe
My Confession
Cacodaemony: A Puzzle about God
Morality And Society
Ethical Relativism
The Morality Trap
Utilitarianism
The Deep Beauty of the Golden Rule
Lifeboat Ethics: The Case Against Helping the Poor
Insiders and Outsiders
An Almost Absolute Value in History
A Defense of Abortion
The Case for Torture
R.S.V.P., A Story
State And Society
The Philosophical Presuppostions of Democracy
Democratic Tyranny
Man's Rights
A Moral Case for Socialism
The State
Pornography, Oppression, and Freedom: A Closer Look
Pornography
The Ethics of Addiction: An Argument in Favor of Letting Americans Take Any Drug They Want
Paternalism
The Prisoner's Dilemma
Is It Rational to Be an Informed Voter?
Mind And Body
Materialism
The Mind as Distinct from the Body
Sense Without Matter
The Problem of Other Minds
Brain Transplants and Personal Identity: A Dialogue
Can a Machine Think?
Human Beings and Machines
Considerations Against the Belief in Immortality
Parable of the Chinese Room
Knowledge And Science
Meditations I and II
Empiricism
Skepticism
The Detective as Scientist
The Limits and the Value of Scientific Method
The Nature of Science and of Theories on Origins
Theories, Facts, and Gods: Philosophical Aspects of the Creation Evolution Controversy
Brains in Vats
The Problem of the Criterion
Epilogue
Glossary
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