Reason and Responsibility Readings in Some Basic Problems of Philosophy

ISBN-10: 0534573525

ISBN-13: 9780534573522

Edition: 11th 2002

Authors: Joel Feinberg, Russ Shafer-Landau

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List price: $93.95
Edition: 11th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 7/5/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 672
Size: 7.48" wide x 9.45" long
Weight: 2.992
Language: English

Prefacep. vii
Reason and Religious Beliefp. 1
The Existence and Nature of God
The Ontological Argument, from Proslogionp. 6
On Behalf of the Foolp. 8
The Ontological Argumentp. 11
The Five Ways, from Summa Theologicap. 22
A Modern Formulation of the Cosmological Argumentp. 23
The Cosmological Argumentp. 24
The Puzzle of Reality: Why Does the Universe Exist?p. 34
The Argument from Designp. 40
Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion, II-XIp. 46
Male-Chauvinist Religionp. 80
The Problem of Evil
Rebellion, from The Brothers Karamazovp. 89
Theodicyp. 95
Evil and Omnipotencep. 100
The Magnitude, Duration and Distribution of Evil: A Theodicyp. 108
Reason and Faith
The Ethics of Beliefp. 121
The Will to Believep. 125
The Wagerp. 134
Miracles and Testimony, from Thinkp. 137
Human Knowledge: Its Grounds and Limitsp. 145
A Brain in a Vatp. 152
Outlines of Skepticismp. 154
The Problem of the Criterionp. 159
Why Not Skepticism?p. 165
Our Knowledge of the External World
Meditations on First Philosophyp. 173
Proof of an External Worldp. 206
The Causal Theory of Perception, from An Essay Concerning Human Understandingp. 209
Three Dialogues between Hylas and Philonousp. 217
The Methods of Science
An Inquiry Concerning Human Understanding, II, IV-VIIp. 266
An Encounter with David Humep. 291
Creation, Evolution and Public Educationp. 311
Believing Where We Cannot Prove, from Abusing Sciencep. 321
Mind and Its Place in Naturep. 337
The Mind-Body Problem
Dualisms, from Body and Mind 2nd edp. 342
The Qualia Problemp. 355
The Mind Is the Brain, from Introducing Personsp. 359
Behaviorism, Materialism and Functionalism, from Matter and Consciousnessp. 368
Can Non-Humans Think?
Minds, Brains, and Programsp. 384
Robots and Minds, from Consciousnessp. 397
Star Witnessp. 403
Personal Identity and the Survival of Death
Where Am I?, from Brainstormsp. 420
Survival: The Problem of Identityp. 428
A Dialogue on Personal Identity and Immortalityp. 434
Determinism, Free Will and Responsibilityp. 455
Hard Determinism: The Case for Determinism and Its Incompatibility with any Important Sense of Free Will
The Illusion of Free Will, from System of Naturep. 462
A Defense of Hard Determinism, from How Free Are You?p. 467
Compatibilism: The Case for Determinism and Its Compatibility with the Most Important Sense of Free Will
Freedom and Necessity, from Philosophical Essaysp. 481
The Problem of Free Will, from Religion and the Modern Mindp. 486
Libertarianism: The Case for Free Will and Its Incompatibility with Determinism
Human Freedom and the Selfp. 492
Free Will: Ancient Dispute, New Themesp. 499
Freedom and Moral Responsibility
The Impossibility of Moral Responsibilityp. 513
Alternate Possibilities and Moral Responsibilityp. 523
Moral Luckp. 529
Morality and its Criticsp. 538
Challenges to Morality
Psychological Egoismp. 547
Ethical Egoism, from The Elements of Moral Philosophyp. 559
The Immoralist's Challenge from The Republic Book IIp. 567
Socrates' Answer (in part) from The Republic, Books, II, III and IVp. 573
Master and Slave Morality from Beyond Good and Evilp. 598
Proposed Standards of Right Conduct
Ethical Subjectivismp. 604
The Challenge of Cultural Relativism, from The Elements of Moral Philosophyp. 616
The Nature of Virtue, from Nicomachean Ethicsp. 624
Leviathan, Part I, Chapters XIII-XVp. 640
Justice as Fairness, from A Theory of Justicep. 654
God and Moralityp. 664
The Good Will and The Categorical Imperative, from Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Moralsp. 679
Utilitarianism, chapters 1 and 2p. 694
Applied Ethics
Famine, Affluence, and Moralityp. 708
Kantian Approaches to Some Famine Problemsp. 716
The Survival Lotteryp. 722
Active and Passive Euthanasiap. 727
A Reply to Rachels on Active and Passive Euthanasiap. 731
A Defense of Abortionp. 739
An Argument that Abortion Is Wrongp. 750
All Animals Are Equalp. 761
Glossaryp. 775
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