Canon & Its Critics A Multi-Perspective Introduction to Philosophy

Canon & Its Critics A Multi-Perspective Introduction to Philosophy
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  • ISBN-13: 9780072832372
  • ISBN: 0072832371
  • Edition: 2
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education


Furman, Todd M., Avila, Mitchell


* indicates a new reading for this edition INTRODUCTION 1. Plato, "The Apology" & "Crito" 2. Bertrand Russell, "Appearance and Reality" PART ONE: THE SELF Chapter 1 Am I Free or Determined? *3. Robert Blatchford, "The Delusion of Free Will" 4. Charles Arthur Cambell, "Free Will" 5. A. J. Ayer, "Freedom and Necessity" 6. Susan Wolf, "Sanity and the Metaphysics of Responsibility" *7. Jean-Paul Sartre, "No Exit" *8. Simone de Beauvoir, from The Second Sex Chapter 2 Is Artificial Intelligence Possible? 9. A. M. Turing, "Computing Machinery and Intelligence" 10. William Lycan, "Machine Consciousness" 11. Morton Hunt, "What the Human Mind Can Do That the Computer Can't" 12. John Searle, "Minds, Brains, and Programs" Chapter 3 Am I a Mind, a Body, or Both? 13. J. P. Moreland, "Dualism Defended" 14. Gilbert Ryle, "The Dogma of the Ghost in the Machine" 15. B. F. Skinner, "Behaviorism" *16. J. J. C. Smart, "Sensations and Brain Processes" Chapter 4 How does Society Shape my Identity? 17. Nancy Chodorow, "The Sexual Sociology of Adult Life" 18. Susan Bordo, "Anorexia Nervosa: Psychopathology as the Crystallization of Culture" 19. Franz Fanon, "The Fact of Blackness" 20. Clyde Warrior, "We Are Not Free" 21. Robert Baker, "'Chicks' and 'Pricks': A Plea for 'Persons'" PART TWO: THE WORLD Chapter 5 What Is the Nature of the Universe? 22. Rene Descartes, "Substance" 23. John Locke, "Of our Complex Ideas of Substances" 24. George Berkeley, "Of the Principles of Human Knowledge" 25. David Hume, "Skeptical Doubts Concerning the Operations of the Human Understanding" 26. A. J. Ayer, "The Elimination of Metaphysics" Chapter 6 How Can I Have Knowledge? 27. Plato, "The Allegory of the Cave" 28. Rene Descartes, Meditations On First Philosophy 29. David Hume, "Of the Origin of Ideas" 30. Immanuel Kant, "Introduction," from The Critique of Pure Reason 31. William James, "What Pragmatism Means" 32. Paul Feyerabend, from Against Method *33. John Greco, "Virtues in Epistemology" Chapter 7 Is Objectivity Possible or Desirable? 34. Alison Jaggar, "Love and Knowledge: Emotion in Feminist Epistemology" 35. Lorraine Code, "Taking Subjectivity into Account" 36. Catharine A. MacKinnon, "Consciousness Raising" 37. Richard Rorty, "Solidarity or Objectivity?" 38. Sandra Harding, "'Strong Objectivity': A Response to the New Objectivity Question" 39. bell hooks, "Choosing the Margin as a Space of Radical Openness" *40. Nietzsche, from Beyond Good and Evil PART THREE: THE SELF IN THE WORLD Chapter 8 What Am I Obligated to Do? *41. Yeager Hudson, "The Independence of Ethics form Religion" 42. James Rachels, "The Challenge of Cultural Relativism" 43. John Stuart Mill, "What Utilitarianism Is" 44. Immanuel Kant, "The Categorical Imperative" 45. Aristotle, from Nicomachean Ethics Chapter 9 What Does It Mean to Be Moral? 46. Peter Singer, "Famine, Affluence, and Morality" 47. Herbert Fingarette, "A Way Without a Crossroads" 48. Carol Gilligan, "Images of Relationship" *49. Peter Singer, "Animal Rights" 50. Brian Luke, "Justice, Caring, and Animal Liberation" Chapter 10 What Gives the State Its Authority? 51. Martin Luther King, Jr., "Letter from Birmingham Jail" 52. John Locke, from the Second Treatise of Government 53. John Stuart Mill, from On Liberty 54. John Hospers, "What Libertarianism Is" 55. John Rawls, from A Theory of Justice (New easier reading selection) Chapter 11 How Else Can I Think About the State? 56. Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, The Communist Manifesto 57. Jeffrey Reiman, "Who is Winning Losing War against Crime?" *58. Charles Mills, "The Racial Contract" 59. Carol Pateman, "Women and Consent" 60. Joan C. Tronto, "Care and Political Theory" Chapter 12 What is the Nature and Status of God's Existence? 61Furman, Todd M. is the author of 'Canon & Its Critics A Multi-Perspective Introduction to Philosophy', published 2003 under ISBN 9780072832372 and ISBN 0072832371.

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