Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2 Volume Set)

Charles Malone (Editor)

Series: World Philosophy
BISAC: PHI000000




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This compilation presents importance research on philosophy. Some topics discussed herein include scepticism, corruption, hope and belief, the conscious and unconscious mind and the soul.

Volume 1


Chapter 1. Scepticism in Cosmology
(Michael P. Hobson)

Chapter 2. Doubt and Commitment in Science and Beyond
(John Polkinghorne, Queens’ College, Cambridge)

Chapter 3. Scepticism and Radiation
(Dillwyn Williams and Keith Baverstock, Department of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Emeritus Professor of Histopathology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England, and others)

Chapter 4. Scepticism and Mathematics
(Thomas William Korner, DPMMS, Cambridge University, UK)

Chapter 5. Scepticism in Medical Research
(Damian C. Crowther, Trinity Hall and Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, Department of Genetics, Cambridge)

Chapter 6. Evolutionary Biology and Scepticism: The Reception of Darwinism in 19th Century German Embryology
(Robert Asher, Department of Zoology, University Cambridge)

Chapter 7. Scepticism in Medicine, Organ Transplantation, Gene and Stem Cell Therapy
(R. Y. Calne, Departments of Surgery and Medicine, University of Cambridge, UK, and others)

Chapter 8. Can Medical Ethics Survive When Medicine Is Commercialized?
(K. O. Lee, National University of Singapore, Singapore)

Chapter 9. Recovery from Brain Damage and Plasticity: Nihilism, Scepticism and Optimism
(John Pickard)

Chapter 10. A Principled Climate Change Scepticism
(M. J. Kelly, Prince Philip Professor of Technology, University of Cambridge, Professorial Fellow, Trinity Hall, Cambridge, UK)

Chapter 11. Ancient Scepticism and Its Challenges
(Lucia Prauscello, University of Cambridge, Faculty of Classics and Fellow of Trinity Hall, Cambridge, UK)

Chapter 12. Philosophical Scepticism: Neither Friend nor Foe but Frenemy
(Fraser MacBride, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Cambridge, UK)

Chapter 13. Doubting Religious Fundamentalism - The Sociologist as Sceptic
(Graham Howes, Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge, UK, and others)

Chapter 14. Belief and Cynicism in Religion
(Robert A. Hinde, St. John's College, Cambridge, UK)

Chapter 15. Doubt in Religion and Theology
(Brian Hebblethwaite)

Chapter 16. Scepticism and History
(William O'Reilly, Centre for History and Economics, University of Cambridge, UK, and others)

Chapter 17. Gotcha: The Poetics of Linguistic Scepticism
(Drew Milne, Judith E. Wilson Lecturer in Drama and Poetry, Faculty of English, University of Cambridge, UK)

Chapter 18. Love, Sex, Prostitution and Hypocrisy
(R. Y. Calne, Department of Surgery, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK)

Chapter 19. 'Art Made for Strangers': Re-Thinking Inuit Art
(Maria Tippett)

Chapter 20. 'I Saw It With My Own Eyes': Scepticism and Photography: A Marriage Made in Heaven
(Kiloran Howard, UK)

Chapter 21. Scepticism and the Army
(Nigel Chancellor)

Chapter 22. Economic Scepticism
(Andrew Verity, BBC Financial Presenter and Correspondent, Manchester, UK)

Chapter 23. Is Money Good or Evil, Does It Really Exist at All?
(Marcus Johnson, Chief Executive of NW Brown Group and Regional President of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments, Cambridge, UK)

Chapter 24. How Do We Teach Scepticism?
(Daisy Christodoulou, University of London, UK)

Chapter 25. Sport
(Stephen Chittenden, Reporter for BBC News, London, UK)

Chapter 26. Between Blind Justice and Skeptical Justice: Lynching in Brazil
(Jose de Souza Martins, University of Cambridge, UK)

Chapter 27. The Humanities in Crisis: What Went Wrong and How to Restore Their Centrality in Our Daily Lives
(Diana Sheets, English and History Departments, iFoundry Fellow, University of Illinois, IL, US)

Chapter 28. Humanities Education and the Gifted
(Steven I. Pfeiffer and Jordan Burko, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, US)

Chapter 29. ''Oh, the Humanities!'': Socrates, Aristotle, Dilbert and Humanistic Education in Engineering at the University of Illinois
(Karen K. Hyman, Illinois Foundry for Innovation in Engineering Education, University of Illinois, IL, US)

Chapter 30. Music as Part of the General Education Humanities Curriculum
(Tracy Carr, Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, NM, US)

Chapter 31. The Fundamental Things Apply
(Bruce Gans, Chicago, Illinois, US)

Chapter 32. The Best Argument for the Humanities
(Mark Bauerlein, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, US)

Chapter 33. 1066 Isn’t All That: Determining What Is Necessary to Teach about History and Its Relationship to the Humanities
(Donald C. Elder III, Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, NM, US)

Chapter 34. Cultivating Critical and Creative Thinking and Visual Literacy through Contemporary Art Practice
(Jeanne Nemeth, Ph.D., Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis, IN, US)

Chapter 35. The Measure of a Man: Science Fiction and the Humanities
(Patrice Caldwell and Betty Williamson, Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, NM, US)

Volume 2

Chapter 36. Teaching Mathematics as Religion: Implications for the Humanities
(Colin Hannaford, Oxford, England)

Chapter 37. Multicultural Education and the Humanities
(Geni Flores, Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, New Mexico, NM, US)

Chapter 38. The High School History Term Paper as an Introduction to the Humanities and Academic Rigor and Excellence
(Michael F. Shaughnessy)

Chapter 39. Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders
(David A. Thomas, Trinity Hall, Cambridge, UK)

Chapter 40. The Prison and the Performance Revolution: 'Virtual' or Virtuous Improvement?
(Alison Liebling, Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge, UK)

Chapter 41. The Reasonableness of Doubt: Scepticism and the Law
(Ian Winter, Cloth Fair Chambers, London, UK)

Chapter 42. 'An Impossible Sense of Expectation': Lies and Disappointment in British Politics
(Ross Hawkins, BBC, Westminster, London, Britain)

Chapter 43. The Revival of Arab Scepticism: From Private to Public
(Farah Dakhlallah and Adam Coutts, Department of Politics and International Studies, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK, and others)

Chapter 44. Israeli Dual Scepticism
(Yonatan Mendel and Ronald Ranta)

Chapter 45. Corruption: Evil or Necessity or How I Learnt to Love Human Nature
(Paul Ffolkes Davis, Bursar of Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK)

Chapter 46. Hope and Belief
(Deryck Beyleveld, Law and Bioethics, Durham University, Moral Philosophy and Applied Ethics, University of Utrecht, Netherlands)

Chapter 47. How Consciousness Builds the Subject through Relating
(Giorgio Marchetti, Italy)

Chapter 48. An Analysis of the Neurophysiological Effects of Qigong on the Mind
(Yvonne W. Y. Chow, Department of Applied Social Sciences, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China)

Chapter 49. The Conscious Mind and the Unconscious Mind: A Decision Theory Analysis with Implications for Society, Religion and Disease
(James A. Morris, Medical Undergraduate Education, University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay
NHS Foundation Trust, Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Lancaster, UK)

Chapter 50. Mind Is Culturally Constrained, Not Culturally Shaped
(Alessandro Antonietti and Paola Iannello, Department of Psychology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Milan, Italy)

Chapter 51. Computation in Mind
(Françoise Chatelin, CERFACS and University of Toulouse, France)

Chapter 52. Forces Acting against Free Will in the Contemporary Natural Sciences
(Martín López-Corredoira, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias, La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain)

Chapter 53. Reason and Creativity May Require Free Will
(W. R. Klemm, Ph.D., Senior Professor of Neuroscience, Texas A&M University, TX, US)

Chapter 54. Belief in Free Will and the Experience of Freedom
(Michael R. Ent and Deborah H. Carson, Towson University, Towson, MD, US)

Chapter 55. The Origin of Soul-Beliefs: A Survey of Theories from the 19th Century to the Present
(Per-Johan Norelius, Department of Theology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden)

Chapter 56. Aristotle on Soul, Mind, and Body: A Proposal for a Solution to the Hylomorphists’ Embarassment
(Giulia Mingucci, PhD, Department of Philosophy and Communication, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy)

Chapter 57. ''Was Bin Ich Gegen Das All?'' Goethe and Man’s Relation to the Cosmos
(Gloria Colombo, Dipartimento di Scienze Linguistiche e Letterature Straniere, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy)


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