5 edition of The Challenge of Philosophy found in the catalog.
September 1, 2002
by Open Gate Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||160|
Books Challenging Postmodernism by David Detmer Barry Seidman enjoys David Detmer’s provocative book about Postmodernism, Humanism and the Left.. To many, the antithesis of modern humanism, which was founded on Enlightenment principals, would be the philosophy of postmodernism. He would then challenge them with counter-examples, putting pressure on beliefs by pointing out unwelcome consequences they had. This questioning is often both intimidating and liberating. Those of us who teach philosophy aim, not always successfully, for the liberation without the intimidation.
This is the group of philosophers mentioned in the DK book The Philosophy Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (). 59 users views made by Morgan. avg. score: 17 of (10%) required scores: 1, 3, 8, 18, 34 list stats leaders vote Vote print comments. . Friedrich Nietzsche developed his philosophy during the late 19th century. He owed the awakening of his philosophical interest to reading Arthur Schopenhauer's Die Welt als Wille und Vorstellung (The World as Will and Representation, , revised ) and said that Schopenhauer was one of the few thinkers that he respected, dedicating to him his essay Schopenhauer als Erzieher (Schopenhauer.
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The Challenge of Philosophy Paperback – February 1, by H. Rickman (Author)Author: H. Rickman. This unique volume collects some of the best recent work on the philosophical challenge that religious diversity poses for religious belief. Featuring contributors from philosophy, religious studies, and theology, it is unified by the way in which many of the authors engage in sustained critical examination of one another's positions/5(2).
Philosophy divorced from nature is malnourished, if not starved, if not barren. The telescope and microscope contributed more to philosophy than Hegel and Aquinas. A tension is generated, in eras of cognitive advance, between a status-quo, but revisable, "common sense" and new realities, new : John Lange.
Philosophy and the Challenge of the Future Book Review () Ap John Lange, the author of this book, takes you on a great journey in this novel as he asks and answers many questions regarding the term philosophy.
The challenge of philosophy. [H P Rickman] -- "This book presents a selection of Professor Rickman's essays which reflect his view of philosophy and defend it against attacks on two fronts. On the one side the assault comes from a substantial. The challenge of philosophy introductory readings.
by Paul F. Fink. Published by Chandler Pub. in San Francisco. Written in EnglishPages: Written specifically with beginning undergraduates with little or no previous knowledge of the subject in mind, this is a distinctive and thoughtful introduction to the main problems of philosophy structured around a philosophical argument which is clearly and carefully developed throughout the book/5.
The Stoic Challenge, then, is the ultimate guide to improving your quality of life through tactics developed by ancient Stoics, from Marcus Aurelius and Seneca to Epictetus. This book uniquely combines ancient Stoic insights with techniques discovered by contemporary psychological research, such as anchoring and framing/5(15).
(The philosopher, by Rembrandt.) The challenge of philosophy is considerable because it deals with central questions, such as, for example, the meaning of life, the possible history of the soul after death, the possible and desirable political organization, the place of people in society and more broadly in humanity and history.
That is the question David Detmer in his book, Challenging Post Modernism: Philosophy & the Politics of Truth (Humanity Books, ), tries to answer. Challenging Postmodernism is a philosophical treatise which examines the problems with Postmodernism and its anti-humanistic implication, and tries to determine whether or not the intellectual Left is indeed guilty of, on mass, Cited by: 7.
OCLC Number: Description: vii, pages 25 cm: Contents: A defense of the philosophic enterprise / Plato --Philosophy and its critics / William James --The critical and the speculative aspects of philosophy / C.D.
Broad --The importance of intellectual integrity / W.K. Clifford --The Socratic method / Plato --The importance of reason / Rene Descartes --The importance of experience / C. Buy The Challenge of Philosophy First Edition by Rickman, H. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.
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THE CHALLENGE TO MORAL PHILOSOPHY 5 ity to distance itself from its own, mainly historical, training and ossiﬁed certainties, such as “Good philosophy can only be found in France,” “Mo rality can only be Kantian,” “The history of an issue is all one needs in order to properly understand it,” “ancient, modern, and present-day phiFile Size: KB.
The philosophical challenge is due to the point that philosophy is mainly dependent on the history of philosophy and thoughts of preceding philosophers.
Psychological challenge is rooted in the approaches of developmental psychology that to emphasize on phases in human by: 2. The Challenge of Every Great Philosophy Source: Schopenhauer as Teacher, from Existentialism from Dostoyevsky to Sartre edited by Walter Kaufman.
short excerpt. A traveller who had seen many countries and peoples and several continents was asked what human traits he had found everywhere; and he answered: men are inclined to laziness. The Philosophy Book of the 'Big Ideas Simply Explained' series is exactly what the title alludes to, and it doesn't disappoint in the least.
It's a comprehensive, easy-to-read overview of philosophical thought from its origins in the ancient world to contemporary times/5. tive or interdisciplinary philosophy—a philosophy that draws on different dis- ciplines in order to position the reader “to see” and thus be in a position “to understand” the other’s world.
"In The Philosophy Book, the ideas and thoughts of more than one hundred of the most influential philosophers from the ancient world through today are presented in a succinct, yet highly readable, format. From all corners of the world and from different traditions and approaches to philosophy and the art of reasoning, the contributors to this 5/5(5).
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Problems of Philosophy (SparkNotes Philosophy Guide) Buy Now. Heinrich Meier’s guiding insight in Political Philosophy and the Challenge of Revealed Religion is that philosophy must prove its right and its necessity in the face of the claim to truth and demand obedience of its most powerful opponent, revealed religion.
Philosophy must rationally justify and politically defend its free and unreserved questioning, and, in doing so, turns decisively to political philosophy.This book is an engagement between a great modern philosopher defending classical philosophy against an army of challengers to the very notion of philosophy as classically conceived.
It is written very much in the spirit of the "scholastic disputations" in the medieval universities, which produced the great Summas: a mutual search for truth, a philosophical laboratory, a careful winnowing of.The Philosophical Challenge from China, edited by Brian Bruya, undoubtedly occupies an important place in the discourse about what practices and authorities are relevant to .