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What Philosophers Think

What Philosophers Think

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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.

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Autor: Julian Baggini
ISBN-13: 9780826484741
ISBN: 0826484743
Einband: Taschenbuch
Seiten: 256
Gewicht: 281 g
Format: 199x134x20 mm
Sprache: Englisch
Editiert von: Julian Baggini, Jeremy Stangroom
The editors of What Philosophers Think, Julian Baggini and Jeremy Stangroom, are editors of The Philosophers' Magazine and have edited/written numerous popular philosophy books, including Continuum's Great Thinkers A-Z.

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Autor: Julian Baggini
ISBN-13:: 9780826484741
ISBN: 0826484743
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.05.2005
Verlag: BLOOMSBURY ACADEMIC UK
Gewicht: 281g
Seiten: 256
Sprache: Englisch
Auflage Revised
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 199x134x20 mm