What Philosophers Think
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What Philosophers Think

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ISBN-13:
9780826484741
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.05.2005
Seiten:
256
Autor:
Julian Baggini
Gewicht:
281 g
Format:
199x134x20 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

What does evolution mean today? Do we have free will? How is technology changing the way we understand life? Where is God? Does art have a value? Is science the new philosophy? What are the ethics of making war? How does language hold meaning? Is freedom possible? These are only some of the questions addressed in What Philosophers.
Introduction; The Interviews; Part I: Darwin's Legacy; 1. Peter Singer - Darwin and ethics; 2. Janet Radcliffe Richards - Darwin, nature and hubris; 3. Helena Cronin - Evolutionary psychology; 4. Richard Dawkins - Genes and determinism; Part II: Science; 5. Alan Sokal - Science and relativism; 6. Edward O Wilson - Science as the new philosophy; 7. Russell Stannard - Science and religion; 8. John Harris - Science, ethics and society; Part III: Religion; 9. Don Cupitt - The non-realist god; 10. Richard Swinburne - Freedom and evil; 11. Peter Vardy - Philosophy of religion; Part IV: Philosophy And Society; 12. Mary Midgley - Murdoch and morality; 13. Stuart Hampshire - Justice and conflict; 14. Roger Scruton - Art's value; 15. Mary Warnock - Women philosophers; 16. Ray Monk - The dark side; Part V: Metaphysics; 17. Ted Honderich - Free will; 18. John Searle - Realism; 19. Jonathan Ree - Beyond realism and anti-realism; Part VI: Language; 20. Simon Blackburn - Language matters; 21. Michael Dummett - Truth and meaning; 22. Hilary Putnam - Out of our heads; Index
What does evolution mean today? Do we have free will? How is technology changing the way we understand life? Where is God? Does art have a value? Is science the new philosophy? What are the ethics of making war? How does language hold meaning? Is freedom possible? These are only some of the questions addressed in What Philosophers.