Twenty Questions An Introduction to Philosophy

ISBN-10: 0495007110

ISBN-13: 9780495007111

Edition: 6th 2007

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TWENTY QUESTIONS, one of the best selling introductory anthologies available today, presents a proven, well-acclaimed forum for introducing students to the rich variety of philosophical reflection. Animated by some of philosophy's more concrete questions?questions that students are likely to have pondered long before signing up for their first philosophy classes?TWENTY QUESTIONS fosters the creative exploration of many renowned classical and contemporary thinkers' responses to the very same questions.
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Book details

List price: $128.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 3/6/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 848
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.332
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
Religion and The Meaning of Life
Does Religion Give My Life Meaning?
Religion Reconsidered
Some Important Buddhist Doctrines
Many Paths to the Same Summit
What Is Religion?
A Taoist View of the Universe
God is Dead
The Anti-christ
Love as the Practice of Freedom
Memorial Service
The Absurd
The Qualitative Leap Beyond Patriarchal Religion
How Do I Know Whether God Exists?
Faith and Reason
The Ontological Argument
Whether God Exists
The Teleological Argument
Why Does God Let People Suffer?
Proving the Existence of God by Way of Morality
Rebellion
The Leap of Faith and the Limits of Reason
The Will To Believe
I'm No Believer
Gods
Hymn of Creation
Alternatives to the Omni-God
Science , Mind, and Nature
What Does Science Tell Me About the World?
The Deductive?
Nomological Model of Science
The Structure of Scientific Revolutions
Science: Conjectures and Refutations
Feminism and Science
Seeking New Laws of Nature
An Epistemological Problem for Feminism
Which Should I Believe: Darwin or Genesis?
The Bible: Genesis
The Descent of Man
Creationist Science and Education
Against Creationism
Is Evolutionary Theory a Secular Religion?
The Fine-Tuning Argument
Show Me the Science
How Is My Mind Connected to My Body?
Mind as Distinct From Body
The Concept of Mind
Robots and Minds
The Myth of the Computer
Woman as Body
The Embodied Mind
Thinking and Knowing
What Do I Know?
The Myth of the Cave
Meditation
Through the Looking Glass
The Circular Ruins
Appearance and Reality
Where Our Ideas Come From
To Be Is to Be Perceived
What Can She Know?
Does Language Make Me Think the Way I Do?
Getting Rid of Words
Meaning as Use
Language, Thought, and Reality
Newspeak
The Language Instinct
How Words Hurt
Humpty Dumpty
The Dilemas of Personhood
Who Am I?
The First Night
Of Identity and Diversity
Of Personal Identity
Persons, Brains, and Bodies
How To Build a Person
I Am a Woman
Genetic Encores: The Ethics of Human Cloning
Why Are My Emotions Important to Me?
On Anger
The Passions of the Soul
On Pride
What Is an Emotion?
Important Feelings
Emotions as Transformations of the World
Anger as a Way of Engaging the World
Two Speeches on Love
What Love Is
How Should I Feel About Abortion and Embryo Research?
The Abortion
A Defense of Abortion
Right to Life: What Can the White Man Say to the Black Woman?
The Moral Duty to the Unborn and Its Significance
Stem Cells, Cloning, and Abortion: Making Careful Distinctions
The President's Council on Bioethics: The Moral Status of the Embryo
The Puzzle of Profound Respect: Human Embryo Research
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