|For freshman/junior-level courses in Introduction to Philosophy. Designed to provide introductory-level students with a sophisticated ' yet accessible ' global perspective in philosophy, this text presents a collection of readings ' from classical and modern Western and Asian philosophical traditions. Explores basic problems and enduring issues in philosophical anthropology, ethics and political philosophy, epistemology, metaphysics, and philosophy of religion.|
For freshman/junior-level courses in Introduction to Philosophy. � Designed to provide introductory-level students with a sophisticated yet accessible global perspective in philosophy, this text presents a collection of readings from classical and modern Western and Asian philosophical traditions. Explores basic problems and enduring issues in philosophical anthropology, ethics and political philosophy, epistemology, metaphysics, and philosophy of religion.
This introduction to world philosophy takes a multicultural approach to philosophy, and includes readings from Western and non-Western, particularly Asian, traditions.
|Number Of Pages||509 pages|
|Publisher||Prentice Hall PTR|
|LC Classification Number||BD21.I585 1996|
|Table Of Content|
|Table Of Content||Map. Introduction: The Nature and Value of Philosophy. RUSSELL, The Value of Philosophy from The Problems of Philosophy. Timeline. Guide to Pronounciation. I. WHO AM I? PLATO, from The Republic and the Phaedo. FREUD, The Dissection of the Psychical Personality. (Vedanta), Cha ndogya Upanisad VI; DEUTSCH, The Self in Advaita Vedanta. DESCARTES, from Meditations II. (Buddhism), Milindapaoha; Visuddhi-Magga, Maha -Vagga. HUME, from A Treatise of Human Nature. GRIMSHAW, Human Nature and Woman's Nature. SARTRE, from Existentialism. MACINTYRE, from After Virtue. (Confucism), from Chan, :The Humanism of Confucius, from MENCIUS, Book of Mencius; AMES, The Focus-Field Self in Classical Confucianism. II. WHAT IS THE AIM OF LIFE? HOW TO BE ETHICALLY. HOW TO BE POLITICALLY. ARISTOTLE, from the Nicomachean Ethics. (Hinduism), DEUTSCH, from Introduction to the Gita. from the Bhagavadgita; CONFUCIUS, from the Analects; FINGARETTE, Confucius: The Secular as Sacred. KANT, from Foundations Principles of the Metaphysics of Morals. MILL, from Utilitarianism. NIETZSCHE, from Beyond Good and Evil. PLATO, from The Republic. LAO TZU, from the Tao Te Ching. KROPTKIN, from Law and Authority. HAN FEI TZU, "Legalism." LOCKE, from Second Treatise on Civil Government. MILL, from On Liberty. RAWLS, from On Justice. GANDHI, from My Life. III. WHAT DO I KNOW? WHAT IS TRUTH? TILES, Images of Reason in Western Culture. PLATO, "Four Stages of Cognition-The line.", from The Republic Divided Line. DESCARTES, from Discourse on Method. LEIBNIZ, from Discourse on Metaphysics. LOCKE, from Essay Concerning Human Understanding. KANT, from Critique of Pure Reason. CODE, Taking Subjectivity Into Account. AMES, Images of Reason in Chinese Culture. RUSSELL, The Correspondence Theory of Truth from The Problems of Philosophy. BLANSHARD, The Coherence Theory of Truth. JAMES, Pragmatism's Conception of Truth. DATTA, from Six Ways of Knowing. POTTER, Good Reasons in Philosophical Discussion. IV. WHAT IS REALITY? HEIDEGGER, The Fundamental Question of Metaphysics from An Introduction to Metaphysics. PLATO, The Allegory of the Cave, from The Republic. CHAUNG TZU, from The Chaung Tzu. ARISTOTLE, from Metaphysics; Categories; Physics. (Vaisesika), from PRASASTAPADA, The Pada rthadharmasamqraha; and HALBFASS, The Vaisesika Categories in Being and What There Is. KANT, The Transcendental Doctrine of the Faculty of Judgment from The Critique of Pure Reason. (Vedanta), DEUTSCH, Brahman and the World, and SAMKARA from Brahmasu trabhva sa. SPINOZA, from The Ethics. DOGEN, Uji, from Sho bo genzo. (Carvaka), from MADHAVA, The Sarva- Darsana Samgraha. (Yogacara), from VASUBANDHU, Vimsatika and Trimsika. BERKELEY, from A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge. RUSSELL, from Our Knowledge of the External World. HUSSERL, from Ideas. V. WHAT IS RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE? DOES GOD EXIST? WHY IS THERE EVIL? TILLICH,|