The experience of philosophy / [edited by] Daniel Kolak, Raymond Martin.

Edition
  • 6th ed.
Published
  • New York : Oxford University Press 2006
Physical description
xii, 712 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
ISBN
  • 9780195177688
  • 0195177681
  • 2900195177687
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
  • Beginning Philosophy -- "The Trial of Socrates" / Plato -- Box: "God's Commands and Man's Duties" / Jonathan Harrison -- "Obedience to Authority" / Stanley Milgram -- Box: "Morality, Obedience, and Religion" / Patrick Nowell-Smith -- Where and When -- "Flatland" / Edwin Abbott -- "The Incredible Shrinking Zeno" / Daniel Kolak, David Goloff -- "Where Am I?" / Daniel C. Dennett -- Box: "What It Is to Be a Subject" / Daniel C. Dennett -- "On the Idea of Time in Physics" / Albert Einstein -- Box: "What Time Is It on Mars?" / Paul Davies -- "Time Travel: The Rules of the Road" / Kadri Vihvelin -- Who -- "The Man Who Mistook Himself for the World" / Daniel Kolak -- Box: "The Liar Fears the Void" / Adrienne Rich -- "On Having No Self" / Buddha -- Box: "Nirvana" / Walpola Rahula -- Box: "Nirvana" / Edward Conze -- "On Self and Substance" / Rene Descartes -- "Personal Identity" / John Locke -- "Personal Identity" / David Hume -- "Critique of Locke and Hume on Behalf of Common Sense" / Thomas Reid -- Box: "Narration and Personal Identity" / Alasdair MacIntyre -- "Personal Identity from Plato to Parfit" / Raymond Martin -- "Trans or Me?" / Adam/Linda Parascandola -- Box: "Patriarchy" / Jane Flax -- Freedom -- "Freedom of the Will" / Augustine -- "The Illusion of Free Will" / Baron Holbach -- "Liberty and Necessity" / David Hume -- Box: "The Self and Free Will" / C. A. Campbell -- "The Dilemma of Determinism" / William James -- Box: "Be Master of Yourself" / Marcus Aurelius -- "Free Will" / G. E. Moore -- "Freedom and Determinism" / Richard Taylor -- Box: "Defense of Leopold and Loeb" / Clarence Darrow -- "Existentialism and Human Freedom" / Jean-Paul Sartre -- Knowledge -- "Knowledge" / Plato -- "Meditations" / Rene Descartes -- Box: "The Chastity of the Intellect: Santayana's Blessing" / Vincent Hendricks -- "Where Our Ideas Come From" / John Locke -- "To Be Is to Be Perceived" / George Berkeley -- "Perception, Knowledge, and Induction" / Bertrand Russell -- Box: "Sexy Epistemology" / Jaakko Hintikka -- "The Infinite Regress of Reasons" / D. M. Armstrong -- God -- "The Ontological Argument" / Anselm -- Box: "Existence Is Not a Predicate" / Immanuel Kant -- "The Five Ways and the Doctrine of Analogy" / Thomas Aquinas -- "The Wager" / Blaise Pascal -- Box: "Proving God" / G. W. F. von Leibniz -- "The Ethics of Belief" / W.K. Clifford -- Box: "Religion as Wish Fulfillment" / Sigmund Freud -- Box: "The Opium of the People" / Karl Marx -- "The Will to Believe" / William James -- Box: "On the Ultimate Insecurity" / William James -- Box: "On the Corpse of a Buddha, Religion Stands" / Shree Rajneesh -- Box: "The History of Mysticism" / Abraham Maslow -- "God and Evil" / David Hume -- Box: "A World Without Suffering and Misfortune" / John Hick's View -- Box: "Abraham and Isaac" / Genesis -- Box: "Mystical Experience vs. Religious Visions" / Walter Stace -- "Must God Create the Best?" / Robert Merrihew Adams -- Box: "God's Compassion" / William J. Wainwright -- "The Elusive Messiah" / Raymond Martin -- Box: "The Historian as Philosopher" / Nancy Murphy -- Box: "Historical Method in the Study of Religion" / Morton Smith -- Box: "Lucky to Be Born into the True Religion?" / John Hick -- "Philosophy, the Bible, and God: A Debate" / Alvin Plantinga, Daniel Kolak -- Box: "The Pope Against Women Priests" / Naomi Goldenberg -- "Religion from an African Perspective" / Kwasi Wiredu -- "Does Anyone Really Believe in God?" / Georges Rey -- Reality -- "Causation, Reality, and Fiction" / David Hume -- "Considerations on the Universe as a Whole" / Albert Einstein -- Box: "Theory of Everything but Snowflakes" / John D. Barrow -- "Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus" / Ludwig Wittgenstein -- "Fiction" / Robert Nozick -- Box: "Schizophrenia with a Vengeance" / Paul Davies -- "Quantum Cosmology, the Anthropic Principle, and Why Is There Something Rather Than Nothing?" / Daniel Kolak -- Box: "The First Hundredth of a Second" / Steven Weinberg -- Box: "Is the Universe a Free Lunch?" / Paul Davies -- Box: "On Hume and Quantum Mechanics" / John Bell -- Box: "On Philosophy" / David Bohm -- Box: "On Kant and Comprehensibility" / Albert Einstein -- Box: "Grand Unification Theories (GUTs) and the End of the World" / Daniel Kolak -- Box: "On Wittgenstein, Philosophy, and God" / Stephen Hawking -- Box: "On Bohr, Philosophy, and Meaning" / John Wheeler -- Box: "The Anthropic Principle" / John D. Barrow, Frank J. Tipler -- "The Puzzle of Reality: Why Does the Universe Exist?" / Derek Parfit -- Box: "Mind and Physics" / Freeman Dyson -- Box: "Cosmic Religious Feeling" / Albert Einstein -- Experience -- "Of Sense and Imagination" / Thomas Hobbes -- "Experience and Understanding" / John Locke -- "The Senses" / David Hume -- "Percepts and Concepts" / Immanuel Kant -- "How Do You Know That You Are Not a Zombie?" / Fred Dretske -- "A Simple Guide to Contemporary Philosophy of Mind" / Garrett Thomson, Philip Turetzky -- "Sartre on Consciousness and the Body: The Look" / David Reisman -- Consciousness -- "The Selfish Gene" / Richard Dawkins -- Box: "The Self as Community" / Richard Thomas -- "The Story of a Brain" / Arnold Zuboff -- "What Is It Like to Be a Bat?" / Thomas Nagel -- "Epiphenomenal Qualia" / Frank Jackson -- "Reduction, Qualia, and the Direct Introspection of Brain States" / Paul Churchland -- "Subjectivity" / Paul Teller -- Death -- "Death and Immortality" / Plato -- Box: "Plato's Legacy" / John Hick -- Box: "The Truth About the Soul" / The Catholic Encyclopaedia -- Box: "The Cartesian Assumption" / Antony Flew -- "Of the Immortality of the Soul" / David Hume -- "Survival of Bodily Death: A Question of Values" / Raymond Martin -- Box: "Remembrances of Past Lives" / C. J. Ducasse -- Box: "Karmic Tribulations" / Paul Edwards -- Box: "Beyond Death" / John Beloff -- Box: "What I Saw When I Was Dead" / A. J. Ayer -- Box: "Resurrection" / Peter van Inwagen -- "Death, Nothingness, and Subjectivity" / Thomas W. Clark -- Box: "Why Are Traces Important?" / Robert Nozick -- Box: "The Evil of Death" / Epicurus -- Box: "A Tibetan Buddhist Experience of Death" -- "The Wine Is in the Glass" / Daniel Kolak -- Meaning -- "My Confession" / Leo Tolstoy -- "The Myth of Sisyphus" / Albert Camus -- Box: "Values" / Daniel Kolak, Raymond Martin -- "Is Life Meaningful?" / Richard Taylor -- "A Fast Car and a Good Woman" / Raymond Martin -- Box: "Death" / Thomas Nagel -- Box: "Truth Be a Woman" / Friedrich Nietzsche -- Ethics -- "The Categorical Imperative" / Immanuel Kant -- Box: "What Is in Our Power" / Epictetus -- "Utilitarianism" / John Stuart Mill -- "The Conscience of Huckleberry Finn" / Jonathan Bennett -- "Reclaiming the Conscience of Huckleberry Finn" / Clea F. Rees -- "Buddhist Ethics" / Padmasiri de Silva -- "Morality and the Problem of the Other: From Sidgwick to Rawls and Parfit" / Daniel Kolak -- Values and Society -- "The Myth of Gyges's Ring" / Plato -- "Virtue and Character" / Aristotle -- Box: "On Egoism" / Thomas Hobbes -- "The Rights of Women" / Mary Wollstonecraft -- Box: "Feminism" / Nancy Hartsock -- Box: "Female Subordination" / Sherry B. Ortner -- "Beyond Good and Evil" / Friedrich Nietzsche -- Box: "Revolt" / Jiddu Krishnamurti -- "Intrinsic Value" / G. E. Moore -- "On Liberty" / John Stuart Mill -- "Alienation and the Power of Money" / Karl Marx -- "Philosophy and Economics: Issues and Questions" / Anand Chandavarkar -- Epilogue: Inconclusive Philosophical Postscript -- "The Value of Philosophy" / Bertrand Russell -- "A Portrait of the Philosopher as a Young Man" / Robert Nozick -- "On Becoming a Philosopher" / Freeman Dyson -- "Feisty Fragments" / Vincent Hendricks.
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  • Bibliography
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  • English
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