Introduction to Modern Philosophy Examining the Human Condition

ISBN-10: 0130194581

ISBN-13: 9780130194589

Edition: 7th 2001

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For introductory philosophy courses. This popular introductory text/reader on modern philosophy intersperses primary sources with commentary to keep students interested and critically engaged in what they are reading. Each chapter deals with a fundamental question about human existence, exploring the subject through representative readings by classic, modern, and contemporary philosopherswith at least two contrasting perspectives for each main position.
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Book details

List price: $148.80
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 9/20/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 672
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.464

What Is Philosophy?
The Examined Life
Am I a Body and a Mind?
I Am a Mind (Rex Cogitans) and a Body (Res Extensa)
Descartes Was Confused
The Identity Theory
Functionalism as a Critique of Identity Theory and Logical Behaviorism
Can Machines Think?
Computers Cannot Think
Searle Is Mistaken
Am I Free or Determined?
I Am Determined
I Am Free
I Am Determined and Free
Psychology Shows We Are Not Free
A Defense of Compatibilism
An Argument for Indeterminism
What Grounds Do I Have for Belief in God
Belief Leads to Understanding
Belief Supported by Proofs
Belief without Proofs
Doubts about Natural Theology
A Finite God
Agnosticism—The Only Legitimate Response
Legitimate Belief in Spite of Agnosticism
Falsification and Verification
On What Principle Do I Judge Things Right or Wrong?
The Will the God
The Categorical Imperative
The Maximization of Happiness
The Relativity of Morality
Emotivism Affirmed
Emotivism Refined
Emotivism Critiqued
The Moral Prism
Why Should I Obey the Law?
The Case for the Legislative Life
The Case for Resistance
The Case for the Common Cold
The Case for Revolution
The Case for Liberty and Law
The Case for Civil Disobedience with Religious Warrant
The Case for Anarchy
The Case for Civil Disobedience with Secular Warrant
What Things Shall I Call Art?
The Aesthetic Hypothesis
Anything Viewed Might Be Art?
Art as Representation of Reality
Art as Communication of Emotion
Critique of Expressionism
Is Aesthetics Founded on a Mistake?
Against Interpretation
When Can I Say “I Know?” An Appeal to Experience
A Critique of Reason in Experience
A Logical Positivist Critique
The Presuppositions of Knowledge
The Elements of Epistemology
The Analysis of Knowledge
What Is Science?
Positivism to Postmodernism
The Positivist View of Science
Problems with the Positivistic Interpretations of Science
Relativism, Even in Science, Is the Only Conclusion
Kuhn Has Misread Science and Its History
Science Is Neither Objective nor Unemotional
Can There Be a Feminist Science?
Relativism Means the End of Philosophy
An Explanation of Postmod
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