Issues in Philosophy

Barnes & Noble Books (1990)
This introductory guide to philosophy tackles the key area which students of the subject will cover, in a clear and informative way. The book is organised around the different areas of philosophy including Philosophy of Religion, Theory of Knowledge, Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy, and Philosophy of Mind. Contents: Philosophy of Knowledge; Perception and Knowledge; Descartes' Rationalism; Hume's Theory of Knowledge; Russel's Problems of Philosophy; A. J. Ayer's Language, Truth, and Logic; Problems in the Philosophy of Mind; Cartesian Dualism; Physicalism; Persons; The Problem of Other Minds; Behaviourism; Freud and Psychoanalysis; The Problem of Free Will and Determinism; The Philosophy of the Social Sciences; Artificial Intelligence; The Philosophy of Religion; Introductory Remarks; Arguments For the Existence of God; Problems Facing the Religious Believer; The Concept of Faith; Verificationism and Religious Language; An Introduction to Ethics; Plato's Ethical Theory; Aristotle: the Nicomachean Ethics; Utilitarianism; Dentological Ethics; The Emotive Theory of Ethics; Richard Hare and Prescriptivism; Moral Principles and Behaviour; Jean-Paul Sartre and Existentialism; Social and Political Philosophy; Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy; Images of Society
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Call number BD21.P485 1989
ISBN(s) 1403933952   0389208701   0333405951   9780389208709
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