Philosophy looks to the future : confrontation, commitment, and utopia / Walter L. Fogg, Peyton E. Richter.

; Richter, Peyton E., joint author
Boston : Holbrook Press, [1974] .

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Other Authors Richter, Peyton E.,
Subjects Philosophy.
Description x, 389 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Faith as ultimate concern / Paul Tillich.
pt. 1. Confrontation with the human condition : commitment to philosophical inquiry -- pt. 2. Confrontation with doubt : commitment to belief -- pt. 3. Confrontation with authority : commitment to freedom -- pt. 4. Confrontation with moral crisis : commitment to the good -- pt. 5. Confrontation with man : commitment to his transformation -- pt. 6. Confrontation with religious experience : commitment to faith. Faith as ultimate concern : Tillich (selections from The dynamics of faith) -- pt. 7. Confrontation with aesthetic experience : commitment to artistic creation -- pt. 8. Confrontation with the future : commitment to the present.
Confrontation with the Human Condition: Commitment to Philosophical Inquiry -- Why Philosophy? -- The Committed Philsopher: Socrates -- Socratic Commitment -- Confrontation with Doubt: Commitment to Belief -- The Courage of One's Doubts -- Doubting One's Way to Certainty: Decartes -- Sensible Scepticism: Hume -- Agonizing Doubt: Tolstoy -- Beyond Scepticism: Jamaes -- The Will to Doubt -- Confrontation With Authority: Commitment to Freedom -- What Price Freedom? -- Flight from Freedom: Dostoyevsky -- The Free Individual: Thoreau -- Why Freedom Pays: Mill -- Positive Freedom: Fromm -- Opportunity of Freedom -- Confrontation with Moral Crisis: Commitment to the Good -- Confrontation with Man: Commitment to His Transformation -- Man the Problem -- Essential Man: Descartes -- Existential Man: Ortega y Gasset -- One-Dimensional Man: Marcuse -- Man Under Control: Skinner -- Perspective on Human Prospects -- Confrontation with Religious Experience: Commitment to Faith -- Religion Revisited -- God Denied: Nagel -- The Searching Self: Niebuhr -- The Inward Way Out: The Buddha -- Drugs and Mystical Experience: Smith -- Faith as Ultimate Concern:Tillich -- Recovering the Lost Dimension -- Confrontation with Aesthetic Experience: Commitment to Artistic Creation -- Art, Imitation, and Life -- Life as Imitation of Art: Wilde -- Art and Revolution: Morris -- Forming Feeling Through Art: Langer -- Creation as Commitment: Camus -- Art and Re-creation of Man -- Confrontation with the Future: Commitment to the Present -- Present Strain; Future Shock? -- Confronting the Future with Equanimity: Whitehead -- In Quest of Utopia -- Appendix. A Utopia Project: Confronting the Future Today -- Appendix. Guide to Constructing a Utopia.
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