Philosophy and Living
by Olaf Stapledon
Number of pages: 222
Shall I live for ever? What am I? Am I free or a machine? Is there a God? Is the universe such that the good must ultimately prevail? What is good, anyhow? What is the right relation between an individual and society? What ought we to do with our lives? What is life all about? A man's first approach to philosophy is often due to the hope of finding clear answers to such questions.
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by John Caird - Adamant Media Corporation
The author left out the account of Spinoza's life and letters, and to confined the work to an examination of his philosophical system. This writing attempts to deal with that philosophy from a point of view different from that of other books.
by Jere Surber - re.press
The enterprise of philosophy has been under sustained attack throughout the 20th century. This work attempts to diagnose the roots of these assaults and responds to them by developing a new constructive and systematic 'image of philosophy.'
by Nicholas Rescher - University of Pittsburgh Press
Perfected science is but an idealization that provides a useful contrast to highlight the limited character of what we do and can attain. Rescher's discussion focuses on the question: what are the theoretical limits on science?
by Carl Ginet - D. Reidel Publishing Co.
This book attempts a general definition of what it is to know that a thing is so. It gives accounts of the knowledge based on perception and that based on memory. Regarding the justification of claims to know, it takes a fundamentalist approach.