Voices Of Wisdom

Author: Gary E. Kessler
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ISBN: 9780495601531
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VOICES OF WISDOM is intended for introduction to philosophy courses with a multicultural emphasis at two- and four-year colleges and universities.

Voices Of Wisdom A Multicultural Philosophy Reader

Author: Gary Kessler
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285874333
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VOICES OF WISDOM: A MULTICULTURAL PHILOSOPHY READER, 9E introduces readers to basic philosophical questions in ethics, epistemology, and metaphysics through a collection of engaging and culturally diverse readings. Both classic and contemporary in its approach, this revised and updated Ninth Edition includes key texts from the Buddha, Plato, Immanuel Kant, Martin Luther King, Jr., John Rawls, Martha Nussbaum, Nelson Mandela and others. Using these landmark writings, VOICES OF WISDOM: A MULTICULTURAL PHILOSOPHY READER, 9E takes readers on a multicultural journey through such topics as terrorism, civil disobedience, homosexuality, human rights, animal rights, language, truth, and power. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Fifty Key Thinkers On Religion

Author: Gary Kessler
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136662413
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Fifty Key Thinkers on Religion is an accessible guide to the most important and widely studied theorists on religion of the last 300 years. Arranged chronologically, the book explores the lives, works and ideas of key writers across a truly interdisciplinary range, from sociologists to psychologists. Thinkers covered include: Friedrich Nietzsche James Frazer Sigmund Freud Emile Durkheim Ludwig Wittgenstein Mary Douglas Talal Asad Søren Kierkegaard Providing an indispensable one volume map of our understanding of religion in the west, the book is fully cross-referenced throughout and provides authoritative guides to important primary and secondary texts for students wishing to take their studies further.

Pragmatism And The Problem Of Race

Author: Bill E. Lawson
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 9780253216472
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How should pragmatists respond to and contribute to the resolution of one of America's greatest and most enduring problems? Given that the most important thinkers of the pragmatist movement—Charles S. Peirce, William James, John Dewey, and George Herbert Mead—said little about the problem of race, how does their distinctly American way of thinking confront the hardship and brutality that characterizes the experience of many African Americans in this country? In 12 thoughtful and provocative essays, contemporary American pragmatists connect ideas with action and theory with practice to come to terms with this seemingly intractable problem. Exploring themes such as racism and social change, the value of the concept of race, the role of education in ameliorating racism, and the place of democracy in dealing with the tragedy of race, the voices gathered in this volume consider how pragmatism can focus new attention on the problem of race. Contributors are Michael Eldridge, Eddie S. Glaude, Jr., Judith M. Green, D. Micah Hester, Donald F. Koch, Bill E. Lawson, David E. McClean, Gregory F. Pappas, Scott L. Pratt, Alfred E. Prettyman, John R. Shook, Paul C. Taylor, and Cornel West.

Ethics After Anscombe

Author: D.J. Richter
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780792360933
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The outstanding features of this book are that it directly confronts the challenge posed by G.E.M. Anscombe in Modern Moral Philosophy of how moral philosophy can be done, it makes a significant contribution to the debate on virtue theory and anti-theory in ethics, and it shows the relevance of such theoretical discussion by grounding it in, and applying it to, contemporary moral issues such as abortion, suicide, and the moral status of animals. No other book currently available covers this ground. The book is aimed primarily at upper-level undergraduates, graduate students and faculty in philosophy, but it should be accessible to anyone with an interest in practical ethics or the philosophy of Wittgenstein.

Deep Vegetarianism

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Publisher: Temple University Press
ISBN: 9781592138142
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Politeia

Author: Plato
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ISBN: 9783534240609
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African Philosophy

Author: Lee M. Brown
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0195114418
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This is a collection of essays that address epistemological and metaphysical concerns that have emerged from the sub-Saharan regions of Africa. The focus of the book is on traditional African conceptions of mind, person, personal identity, truth knowledge, understanding, objectivity and reality.