Philosophy and Choice: Selected Readings from Around the World / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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This anthology of 78 readings includes historically diverse writings by men and women working within Asian, African, Latin American, and native North American cultural traditions, as well as classic and contemporary readings from Western sources. The aim is to present students with a more global, multicultural, and gender-conscious picture of philosophical inquiry and the range of issues it confronts.
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Table of ContentsPART I: Philosophical Inquiry: How and Why?
Plato, "The Apology" / Boethius, From The Consolation of Philosophy / Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, "The Spirit of Indian Philosophy" / Nancy Tuana, From Woman and the History of Philosophy / Leopoldo Zea, "The Actual Function of Philosophy in Latin America" / Bertrand Russell, On the Value of Philosophy / *Tsenay Serequeberhan, "African Philosophy: The Point in Question"
PART II: Epistemology
Section 1: Truth and Objectivity
Satischandra Chatterjee, Indian and Western Theories of Truth / Friedrich Nietzsche, "On Truth and Lie in an Extra-Moral Sense� / Charles Sanders Peirce, �The Fixation of Belief� / Mao Zedong, �On Practice�
Section 2: Ways of Knowing