Core Questions in Philosophy A Text with Readings

ISBN-10: 0132437783
ISBN-13: 9780132437783
Edition: 5th 2009
Authors: Elliott Sober
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List price: $95.60
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 3/13/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.914
Language: English

Presented in an engaging lecture-style format, this text/reader focuses on the basic issues and ideas in philosophy with lectures/discussions, supported by readings from historically important sources.nbsp;Discussions emphasize the logic of philosophical arguments and how they relate to the content of modern physical and social sciences.nbsp;For anyone looking for adequate answers to enduring questions. nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp;

Introduction
What Is Philosophy?
Deductive Arguments
Inductive and Abductive Arguments
Philosophy of Religion
Aquinas' First Four Ways
The Design Argument
Evolution and Creationism
Can Science Explain Everything?
The Ontological Argument
Is the Existence of God Testable?
Pascal and Irrationality
The Argument from EvilReadings
Five Ways to Prove That God Exists
The Design Argument
Critique of the Design Argument
The Ontological Argument
The Meaninglessness of Religious Discourse
Belief in God What Do You Have to Lose? Blaise Pascal
The Will to Believe
Suggestions for Further Reading
Theory of Knowledge
What Is Knowledge?
Descartes' Foundationalism
The Reliability Theory of Knowledge
Justified Belief and Hume's Problem of Induction
Can Hume's Skepticism Be Refuted?
Beyond Foundationalism
Locke on the Existence of External ObjectsReadings
Meditations on First Philosophy
Induction Cannot Be Rationally Justified
Suggestions for Further Reading
Philosophy of Mind
Dualism and the Mind/Body Problem
Logical Behaviorism
Methodological Behaviorism
The Mind/Brain Identity Theory
Functionalism
Freedom, Determinism, and Causality
A Menu of Positions on Free Will
Compatibilism
Psychological EgoismReadings
Other Minds Are Known by Analogy from One's Own Case
Is Consciousness a Brain Process? U.T. Place
Determinism Shows that Free Will is an Illusion Baron d'Holbach
Of Liberty and Necessity -- David Hume Has the Self "Free Will"?
What Motivates People to Act Justly?
Suggestions for Further Reading
ETHICS
Ethics Normative and Meta
The Is/Ought Gap and the Naturalistic Fallacy
Observation and Explanation in Ethics
Conventionalist Theories
Utilitarianism
Kant's Moral Theory
Aristotle on the Good LifeReadings
Existentialism
Defense of Utilitarianism
Ethics Founded on Reason
Morality and Human Nature
Suggestions for Further Reading
Glossary
Index

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