Core Questions in Philosophy: A Text with Readings

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For introductory philosophy courses.

 

Presented in an engaging lecture-style format, this text/reader focuses on the basic issues and ideas in philosophy with lectures/discussions, supported by readings from historically important sources. Discussions emphasize the logic of philosophical arguments and how they relate to the content of modern physical and social sciences.

 

Core Questions in Philosophy emphasizes the idea that philosophy is a subject de­voted to evaluating arguments and constructing theories.

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Book Description Pearson, 2008. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: PART I. INTRODUCTION 1. What Is Philosophy? 2. Deductive Arguments 3. Inductive and Abductive Arguments PART II. PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION 4. Aquinas' First Four Ways 5. The Design Argument 6. Evolution and Creationism 7. Can Science Explain Everything? 8. The Ontological Argument 9. Is the Existence of God Testable? 10. Pascal and Irrationality 11. The Argument from Evil Readings Five Ways to Prove That God Exists -- Saint Thomas Aquinas The Design Argument -- William Paley Critique of the Design Argument -- David Hume The Ontological Argument -- Saint Anselm and Gaunilo The Meaninglessness of Religious Discourse -- Alfred Jules Ayer Belief in God What Do You Have to Lose? Blaise Pascal The Will to Believe -- William James Suggestions for Further Reading PART III. THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE 12. What Is Knowledge? 13. Descartes' Foundationalism 14. The Reliability Theory of Knowledge 15. Justified Belief and Hume's Problem of Induction 16. Can Hume's Skepticism Be Refuted? 17. Beyond Foundationalism 18. Locke on the Existence of External Objects Readings Meditations on First Philosophy -- Ren Descartes Induction Cannot Be Rationally Justified -- David Hume Suggestions for Further Reading PART IV. PHILOSOPHY OF MIND 19. Dualism and the Mind/Body Problem 20. Logical Behaviorism 21. Methodological Behaviorism 22. The Mind/Brain Identity Theory 23. Functionalism 24. Freedom, Determinism, and Causality 25. A Menu of Positions on Free Will 26. Compatibilism 27. Psychological Egoism Readings Other Minds Are Known by Analogy from One's Own Case -- Bertrand Russell Is Consciousness a Brain Process? U.T. Place Determinism Shows that Free Will is an Illusion Baron d Holbach Of Liberty and Necessity -- David Hume Has the Self Free Will ? -- C.A. Campbell What Motivates People to Act Justly? -- Plato Suggestions for Further Reading PART V. ETHICS 28. Ethics Normative and Meta 29. The Is/Ought Gap and the Naturalistic Fallacy 30. Observation and Explanation in Ethics 31. Conventionalist Theories 32. Utilitarianism 33. Kant's Moral Theory 34. Aristotle on the Good Life Readings Existentialism -- Jean-Paul Sartre Defense of Utilitarianism -- John Stuart Mill Ethics Founded on Reason -- Immanuel Kant Morality and Human Nature -- Aristotle Suggestions for Further Reading Glossary Index. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0132437783

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