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A Parliament of Minds: Philosophy for a New Millennium

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A Parliament of Minds brings together groundbreaking interviews with a diverse cross-section of contemporary philosophers, demystifying and humanizing this formal discipline, making philosophy accessible and relevant to all. The companion volume to the national public television series of the same name, A Parliament of Minds highlights 23 philosophers as they discuss everyday issues. These interviews offer an unusual glimpse into their vital, active, moment-by-moment thinking processes.

Table of Contents

Philosophy at the beginning of a new millennium / Robert Cummings Neville — Democracy, ethics, and the relevancy of philosophy / David A. Crocker — Aristotle in the workplace / Martha Nussbaum — The complex bridges between China and the west / Tu Wei-ming — Trumping cynicism with imagination / John J. McDermott — The trials and tribulations of philosophy and farming / Marjorie Grene — Islam and the philosophy of hope / Seyyed Hossein Nasr — The marriage of history and culture / Joseph Margolis — Global dialogue, global peace / Ashok Gangadean — The science of gender issues / Nancy Tuana — The liberation of identity / Lewis Gordon — Wild thinking: philosophy, ecology, and technology / David Rothenberg — Prospects for democracy / John Stuhr — The passing of philosophical fads / Peter Caws — Crashing the tea party / Yoko Arisaka — All we need is love / Esa Saarinen — The anatomy of beauty / Tom Huhn — Global culture and its discontents / K. Anthony Appiah — Politics without reason? / Michael Halberstam — Ambassador of dialogue / Lewis Hahn — A dialogue on global thought and spirituality / Ashok Gangadean, Karan Singh, Ewert Cousins, and Robert Muller.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780791444849
Editor:
Rothenberg, David
Editor:
Fitzgerald, Patrick
Editor:
Rothenberg, David
Editor:
Fitzgerald, Patrick
Editor:
Tobias, Michael
Editor:
Tobias, Michael, PhD
Author:
Rothenberg, David
Editor:
Tobias, Michael
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Location:
Albany, N.Y. :
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Mind & Body
Subject:
Philosophers
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Copyright:
Series Volume:
99-367A (Paper copy)
Publication Date:
20000331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
309
Dimensions:
8.95x5.92x.62 in. .96 lbs.

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