Introduction to Philosophy Classical and Contemporary Readings

ISBN-10: 0534143709

ISBN-13: 9780534143701

Edition: 1st

Authors: Louis P. Pojman

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"Introduction of Philosophy: Classical and Contemporary Readings is a topically organized collection that covers five major areas of philosophy - theory of knowledge, philosophy of religion, philosophy of mind, freedom and determinism, and moral philosophy. Editor Louis P. Pojman enhances the text's topical organization by arranging the selections into a pro/con format to help students better understand opposing arguments. He also includes accessible introductions to each part, subsection, and individual reading, a unique feature for an anthology of this depth. While the book focuses on a compelling sampling of classical material - including selections from Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Locke, Berkeley, Hume, and Kant - it also incorporates some of philosophy's best twentieth-century and contemporary work, featuring articles by Bertrand Russell, Richard Taylor, John Searle, Thomas Nagel, and others."--BOOK JACKET.
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Book details

List price: $43.00
Edition: 1st
Publisher: Wadsworth
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 644
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.684
Language: English

Preface
What Is Philosophy?p. 1
The Theory of Knowledgep. 31
Philosophy of Religionp. 159
Traditional Arguments for the Existence of Godp. 160
The Problem of Evilp. 200
Faith and Reasonp. 224
Philosophy of Mindp. 259
The Mind-Body Problemp. 260
Who Am I? The Problem of Personal Identityp. 330
Personal Identity and Survival: Will I Survive My Death?p. 346
Freedom of the Will, Responsibility, and Punishmentp. 362
Free Will and Determinismp. 362
Moral Responsibilityp. 408
Punishmentp. 441
Moral Philosophyp. 469
Moral Relativismp. 483
Morality and Self-Interestp. 514
Religion and Ethicsp. 536
Which Moral Theory Is Correct?p. 561
Challenges to Traditional Moral Theoriesp. 599
How to Read and Write a Philosophy Paperp. 623
A Little Bit of Logicp. 626
Glossaryp. 641
Suggestions for Further Readingsp. 649
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