An Anthology of Philosophical Studies

Edited by Patricia Hanna

ISBN: 978-960-6672-38-5, 381 pages, Hardback

First published in 2008 by ATINER

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Table of Contents

 

List of Contributors

History of Philosophy

Introduction

Hanna, P.

Part I. Ancient and Medieval

1.

Aquinas and Ibn Rushd on the Added Dimension of Reason in the Comprehension of Revelation in Two Medieval Religious Tradition

Ahmad, Isham P.

1

2.

The Conquests of Alexander and Greek Knowledge of Indian Philosophy: A Context of Understanding

Bruseker, George

13

3.

Vasubandhuís use of Vijñapti-mātra:

A Reinterpretation in the Context of the Bodhisattva Ideal

Collinson, Hazel

25

4.

The Hollow Truth of Ockham's Razor

Goodman, Jeffrey

37

5.

Socratesí Wisdom in the Apology

Green, Jonas Stigaard

43

6.

The Aristotelian Method and Aristotelian Metaphysics

Tahko, Tuomas E.

53

Part II. Modern

7.

Kantís Rejection of Right of Revolution

Azeri, Siyaves

65

8.

Spinoza on Hatred and the Impotence of Reason

Green, Keith

77

9.

Kantís Analytic-Synthetic Distinction:

A Reply to a Classical Objection

Lee, Seung Kee

89

10.

Class-theoretic Paradoxes and the Neo-Kantian discarding of Intuition

Onof, Christian

101

11.

Kantian Intelligibility

Räsänen, Petri

113

12.

Throwing Out Scholastic Metaphysics with the Bathwater?

Scholl, T. Ann

123


Part III. 20th Century

13.

Wittgenstein's Treatment of Philosophical Problems

Gitsoulis, Chrysoula

137

14.

A Shriveling Vitalistic Return: Butler's Critique of Foucault's Masculinist Ontology

Igrek, Apple Zefelius

149

15.

Levinas and Arendt on Violence and Conscience:

The Disharmony of Everyday Life

Kaye, David

159

16.

Describing the Unspeakable and Demonstrating the Unprovable: Wittgenstein, Gödel, and the Metamathematics that Wasn't

O'Loughlin, Ian

171

Part IV. Metaphysics, Epistemology and Philosophy of Language

17.

Internal Realism

Bremer, Manuel

181

18.

The Fregean Theory of Belief Reports and Anaphora

Bonardi, Paolo

191

19.

How Private is Private?: What's Wrong with Chomsky's Mentalism

Hanna, Patricia

199

20.

Lotteries, Knowledge and Vagueness

Murzi, Julien

211

21.

Abstraction and the Interpretation of Quality

Poochigian, Donald V.

223

22.

Hegel's Analysis of Universality in The Science of Logic

Trisokkas, Ioannis D.

235

Part V. Ethics and Political Philosophy

23.

Human EnhancementóThe Alterability of Human Nature? Anthropological and Ethical Aspects

Heilinger, Jan-Christoph

249

24.

Should we believe our Ethical Theories?

Virtue Ethics and Self-Effacement

Martinez, Joel A.

261

25.

The Physician-Patient Relationship: An Aretaic Formulation

McCabe, Matthew S.

271

26.

Utilitarianism, Obligation, and Significant Sacrifice

Michael, Mark A.

281


27.

Global Justice after Rawls: Kantian and Hegelian Strategies

Nicholson, Carol

291

28.

Competition and Reasons of Autonomy:

A Rejection of Korsgaardís Theory of Reasons

Salazar, Heather

303

29.

'Weeds are the Bane of the Fields; Desire is the Bane of Mankind': Desire, Intentional Action, and the Good Life'

Schiltz, Elizabeth A.

313

30.

What are the Prospects for Armchair Ethics?

Winter, Michael

327

Part VI. Philosophy of Religion

31.

The Franciscan Concepts of Joy, Laughter and Foolishness in the Post-modern Context

Golozubov, Aleksandr

339

32.

The Question of Ineffability in Semantics and Negative Theology

Lehtonen, Tommi

349

33.

Deconstructing God-On the Logical and Conceptual Clarification of the Problem of Evil

Muenster, Harald

359

34.

An Evaluation of Freudís Concepts of Morality and God

O'Meara, William

371