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Readings from the Roots of Wisdom A Multicultural Reader

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ISBN-10: 053456111X

ISBN-13: 9780534561116

Edition: 3rd 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Helen Buss Mitchell

List price: $199.95
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This anthology brings together interesting and reader-friendly selections from a wide range of philosophical and cultural perspectives-making it the perfect supplement to Mitchell's ROOTS OF WISDOM or any other introductory philosophy text!
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Book details

List price: $199.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 3/5/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Metaphysics
Why Philosophy?
Plato: Book VII, Republic
Aristophanes: Clouds
Innocent Onyewuenyi: Is There an African Philosophy?
Rigoberta Menchu: I, Rigoberta Menchu: An Indian Woman in Guatemala
The Tao Te Ching: Chapters 1, 17, 22, 34, 48 and 79
Reality and Being
Thomas Hobbes: The Leviathan
Edwin Abbot: Flatland
Lancinay Keita: The African Philosophical Tradition
Lewis Carroll: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Buddhist Scriptures: Lives of the Buddha
Human Nature
Jean-Paul Sartre: Existentialism as a Humanism
The Bible: Chapters 1 and 2 of Genesis
Elizabeth V. Spelman: Aristotle and the Politicization of the Soul
Ifeanyi Menkiti: Person and Community in Traditional African Thought
James P. Hogan: Code of the Lifemaker
Philosophy and God
Augustine of Hippo: The City of God
Benjamin Ewuku Oguah: African and Western Philosophy: A Comparative Study
al-Ghazali: The Incoherence of the Philosophers
Charlotte Perkins Gilman: Herland
Hermann Hesse: Siddhartha
Epistemology
Knowledge and the Mind
Rene Descartes: Discourse on Method
Alison M. Jaggar: Love and Knowledge: Emotion in Feminist Epistemology
Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz: La Respuesta (The Response)
Moses Maimonides: The Guide of the Perplexed
Shunryu Suzuki: Beyond Consciousness
The Search for Truth
David Hume: Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion
Robert Pirsig: Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
N. Scott Momaday: On Indian-White Relations: A Point of View
S. A. Mwanahewa: African Logical Heritage and Contemporary Life
Hildegard of Bingen: Letters to Bernard of Clairvaux and the Mainz Prelates
Aesthetic Experience
Plato: Book X, Republic
Aristotle: Poetics [6,8,9,14]
Eugen Herrigel: Zen in the Art of Archery
Chinua Achebe: Arrow of God
Susanne K. Langer: The Cultural Importance of Art
Axiology
Political Philosophy
John Locke: Treatise of Civil Government
Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Declaration of Sentiments, Seneca Falls
Bart Kosko: The Fuzzy Social Contract
Malcolm X: The Speeches of Malcolm X at Harvard
Nicholas D. Kristof: The End of the Golden Road
Social Philosophy
John Stuart Mill: Utilitarianism
Ignacio Ellacuria, S.J.: Human Rights in a Divided Society
Mary Wollstonecraft: A Vindication of the Rights of Women
Audre Lorde: Age, Race, Class, and Sex: Women Redefining the Difference
Orson Scott Card: Ender's Game
Ethics
Immanuel Kant: Foundations for the Metaphysics of Morals
Gloria Anzaldua: Borderlands/La Frontera
Rita Manning: Speaking from the Heart
Kwasi Wiredu: The Moral Foundations of an African Culture
Benjamin Hoff: The Te of Piglet
Glossary