The Good Life / Edition 1

The Good Life / Edition 1

by Charles Guignon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0872204383

ISBN-13: 9780872204386

Pub. Date: 03/01/1999

Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.

Organized around themes such as harmony with one’s self and with the world, right relation to God, the use of reason, self-exploration, and living in a disordered world, the selections in this anthology explore traditional philosophical thought from Plato to de Beauvoir on the topic of human flourishing.

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Organized around themes such as harmony with one’s self and with the world, right relation to God, the use of reason, self-exploration, and living in a disordered world, the selections in this anthology explore traditional philosophical thought from Plato to de Beauvoir on the topic of human flourishing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780872204386
Publisher:
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date:
03/01/1999
Series:
Readings in Philosophy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
341
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 8.46(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Classical Sources: The Ideal of Harmony

 1.  Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching

 2.  Plato, The Republic

 3.  Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics

 4.  Lucretius, On the Order of Things

 5.  Epictetus, The Handbook Religious Ways of Life

 6.  Siddhattha Gotama Buddha, "The Foundation of the Kingdom of Righteousness"

 7.  Augustine, Confessions

 8.  Luther, "The Freedom of a Christian"

 9.  Dostoevsky, "The Russian Monk" from The Brothers Karamazov

10. William James, "The Religion of Healthy-Mindedness," from The Varieties of Religious Experience
           The Use of Reason

11. Ren Descartes, The Passions of the Soul

12. Baruch Spinoza, The Ethics

13. Bertrand Russell, The Conquest of Happiness Self-Exploration

14. Michel de Montaigne, "Of Experience" from the Essays

15. Blaise Pascal, Pensees

16. Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Emile

17. Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Self-Reliance" Self-Realization

18. Friedrich Nietzsche, The Gay Science

19. Jean-Paul Sartre, Being and Nothingness

20. Simone de Beauvoir, The Ethics of Ambiguity Social Involvement

21. Marx, "Alienated Labor," from the Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844

22. W. E. B. DuBois, "Of Our Spiritual Strivings," from The Souls of Black Folk: Essays and Sketches

23. Martin Buber, "The Way of Man, According to the Teachings of Hasidism," from Hasidism and Modern
             Man

24. Alasdair MacIntyre, "The Virtues, the Unity of Life and the Concept of a Tradition," from After Virtue

25. Nel Noddings, Caring: A Feminine Approach to Ethics and Moral Education

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