Reason at Work Introductory Readings in Philosophy

ISBN-10: 015502096X

ISBN-13: 9780155020962

Edition: 3rd 1996 (Revised)

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REASON AT WORK is designed for Introduction to Philosophy courses where the instructor prefers to use a collection of readings to introduce the broad divisions of the discipline. This edition includes sixty-two readings organized into the six major branches of philosophical inquiry: Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy, Epistemology, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Religion, and Philosophy of Mind.
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List price: $217.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 11/3/1995
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 736
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.486
Language: English

The Elements of Argument
Psychological Egoism
The Challenge of Cultural Relativism
The Subjectivity of Values
Some Problems with Utilitarianism
Morality and Rationality
Moral Luck
What Makes Right Acts Right
The Nature of Moral Virtue
Modern Moral Philosophy
The Ethics of Virtue
Famine, Affluence and Morality
A Defense of Abortion
Social and Political Philosophy
What Do We Owe Our Country?
Letter from the Birmingham City Jail
Authority and Security
Limited Government as Defender of Property
The Federalist, No. X
On Liberty
Human Rights and the General Welfare
The Nature and Value of Rights
A Theory of Justice
Distributive Justice
In Defense of Equality
Theory of Knowledge Plato
Knowledge as Justified Belief Descartes
Certain Knowledge
The Problem of Induction
The New Riddle of Induction
The Interdependence of Beliefs
The Coherence Theory
Is Justified True Belief Knowledge
Knowledge, Justification and Truth
Objectivity, Value Judgments, and Theory Choice
Believing Where We Cannot Prove
Real and Nominal Essence
Essence and Accident
Metaphysical Necessity
Personal Identity
Of Identity and Mr. Locke
The Self and the Future
Divided Minds and the Nature of Persons
Fugues, Hypnosis and Multiple Personality
Hard Determinism
Free Will
Human Freedom and the Self
Freedom of the Will and the Concept of a Person
Philosophy of Religion
The Ontological Argument
Five Proofs for the Existence of God
The Teleological Argument
A Defense of Atheism
The Problem of Evil
The Problem of Goodness
Theology and Falsification
Divine Omniscience and Voluntary Action
The New Map of the Universe of Faiths
Philosophy of Mind
Descartes' Myth
Carlesian Materialism
Skinner Skinned
The Mind-Body Problem
Eliminative Materialism
Can Machines Think?
Is the Brain's Mind a Computer Program?
Could a Machine Think?
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