Philosophy and World Problems

Edited by : John McMurtry,

University of Guelph, Canada

Philosophy and World Problems

John McMurtry, University of Guelph, Canada

1. Western Philosophy and the Life-Ground

Giorgio Baruchello, Faculty of Law and Social Sciences,University of Akureyri, Iceland

Life Responsibility versus Mechanical Reductionism: Western World-Views of Nature from Pantheism to Positivism
Richard T. Allen, University of Nottingham, UK
Giorgio Baruchello, Faculty of Law and Social Sciences,University of Akureyri, Iceland

Rationalist Idealism: From Plato to Whitehead
Howard Woodhouse, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

The Embodied Good Life: From Aristotle to Neo-Marxism
Scott Meikle, University of Glasgow, UK
Jeffery Noonan, Department of Philosophy,University of Windsor, Canada

2. Spiritual Philosophies: World Visions of Universal Identity

John McMurtry, University of Guelph, Canada

Taoism and the Natural Way

John McMurtry, University of Guelph, Canada

The Hindu Enlightenment: From the Upanisads and Bhagavad-gita to Integral Yoga
John McMurtry, University of Guelph, Canada

What Did You Look Like Before You Were Born? Buddhism Across Schools
John McMurtry, University of Guelph, Canada

The Mind That Cannot Bear the Suffering of Another: The Confucian and Neo-Confucian Philosophies of Human-Heartedness
John McMurtry, University of Guelph, Canada

You Cannot Harm Any Part of the Earth Without Harming Yourself: Wisdoms of the First Peoples
John McMurtry, University of Guelph, Canada

3. Modes of Reason

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Logic, Science and Quality of Life
Alex C. Michalos, University of Northern British Columbia, Canada

The Paradigm Wars: Competing Models of Understanding
James Robert Brown, University of Toronto, Canada

The Logic of Natural Language
Anthony Blair, University of Windsor, Canada
Ralph Johnson, University of Windsor, Canada

Why Not Socialism?
G. A. Cohen, All Souls College, Oxford University, UK

Integrative Reason: From Ecological Theory to the Life-Value Calculus
John McMurtry, University of Guelph, Canada

4. Philosophy, Human Nature, and Society

John McMurtry, University of Guelph, Canada
Jeffery Noonan, Department of Philosophy,University of Windsor, Canada

Human Nature From a Life-Grounded Perspective
Jeffery Noonan, Department of Philosophy,University of Windsor, Canada

Life-Blind Liberalism and Life-Grounded Democracy
Jeffery Noonan, Department of Philosophy,University of Windsor, Canada

Philosophies of the Environment
Philip Rose, University of Wiscosin, Canada

Human Rights and Globalization
John McMurtry, University of Guelph, Canada

Human Rights and Globalization
Jeffery Noonan, Department of Philosophy,University of Windsor, Canada

5. What Is the Good? Value Theories East and West

John McMurtry, University of Guelph, Canada

The Global Crisis of Values: The Poverty of Moral Philosophy
Kai Nielsen, Concordia University, Canada

After the Postmodern: Towards an Ethics across Cultures
Jeffery Noonan, Department of Philosophy,University of Windsor, Canada

6. Economic Reason and Crisis of the World System

John McMurtry, University of Guelph, Canada

 


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