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Philosophical issues; a contemporary introduction. [Compiled by] James Rachels [and] Frank A. Tillman.

; Tillman, Frank A., 1923- compiler
New York, Harper and Row [1972] .
ISBN 9780060453039, 0060453036

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Other Authors Tillman, Frank A., 1923-
Subjects Philosophie -- 20e siècle.
Philosophie.
Philosophy, Modern -- 20th century.
Philosophy, Modern.
Description vii, 500 pages 24 cm
Copyright Date [1972]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Understanding the abortion argument / Roger Wertheimer -- Suicide / R.F. Holland -- Who shall live? / Nicholas Rescher -- Concepts of death / Ninian Smart -- Sexual relations / Thomas Nagel -- Problems with marriage / Bertrand Russell -- The independent woman / Simone de Beauvoir -- Equality of opportunity / John Plamenatz -- What is a person? / Arthur C. Danto -- Does man have free will? / Steven M. Cahn -- Survival ater death / W.T. Stace -- Positive eugenics / Catherine Roberts -- Self-actualizing people : the good life? / A.H. Maslow -- Ethics without religion / Kai Nielsen -- Morality and self-interest / James Rachels -- Right actions maximize pleasure / Jeremy Bentham -- Right actions conform to universal laws / Immanuel Kant -- The nature of ethical disagreement / Charles L. Stevenson -- The objectivity of ethics / A.C. Ewing -- The case against anarchy / Thomas Hobbes -- The social contract / Jean Jacques Rouseau -- Alienated labor / Karl Marx -- The justifications of democracy / Sidney Hook -- The lawful government / R.M. Hare -- The limits of state authority over the individual / John Stuart Mill -- In favor of censorship / Reo M. Christenson -- Against censorship / A.S. Engel -- Privacy / Charles Fried -- What violence is / Newton Garver -- On violence / Robert Paul Wolff -- The distinctiveness of satyagraha (Ghandi's peace force) / H.J.N. Horsburgh -- On civil disobedience / Hugo A. Bedau -- Ethics and revolution / Herbert Marcuse -- The just war / Joseph C. McKenna -- Democracy and the problem of war / John Somerville -- Moral judgment in time of war / Michael Walzer -- The symbolic universe / Ernst Cassirer -- Theories of meaning and the uses of language / John R. Searle -- Wittgenstein and the bewitchment of language / Gilbert Ryle -- The religious and moral functions of art / Leo Tolstoy -- Art for art's sake / Clive Bell -- Obscenity as an esthetic category / Abraham Kaplan -- The concept of nature / Aristotle -- Two kinds of qualities / Galileo -- Man separated from nature / René Descartes -- An aesthetic response to nature / Alfred North Whitehead -- Ecology and philosophy / Thomas B. Clowell, Jr. -- Scientific explanation of events and actions / Carl G. Hempel -- Critique of science / Maurice Merleau-Ponty -- Science and humanism / Herbert Feigl -- The disestablishment of science / J. Bronowski -- Technological society / Jacques Ellul -- A yaqui way of knowing / Carlos Castaneda -- Logic and the limits of rationality / Morris R. Cohen and Ernest Nagel -- Mysticism and illogicality / T.D. Suzuki -- The objectivity of mystical experience / W.T. Stace -- A learned ignorance / Blaise Pascal -- The mystery of existence / Milton K. Munitz -- Does life have a meaning? / Richard Taylor -- The existence of God / John Hick -- Belief in God is based on experience / H.J.N. Horsburgh -- On being an aetheist / H.J. McCloskey -- The many faces of evil / Edward H. Madden -- Man is God / Jean-Paul Sartre -- The myths of American society / Michael Novak -- The ethics of dropping out / Irwin Savodnik -- The religious import of drugs / Huston Smith.
Genre Einführung.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)324360
(OCoLC)ocm00324360
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Rachels, James, 1941-2003,
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