Philosophy and World Problems

Edited by : John McMurtry,

University of Guelph, Canada

Philosophy and World Problems

John McMurtry, University of Guelph, Canada

1. Western Philosophy and the Life-Ground

Giorgio Baruchello, Faculty of Law and Social Sciences,University of Akureyri, Iceland

Life Responsibility versus Mechanical Reductionism: Western World-Views of Nature from Pantheism to Positivism

Richard T. Allen, University of Nottingham, UK

Giorgio Baruchello, Faculty of Law and Social Sciences,University of Akureyri, Iceland

Rationalist Idealism: From Plato to Whitehead

Howard Woodhouse, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

The Embodied Good Life: From Aristotle to Neo-Marxism

Scott Meikle, University of Glasgow, UK

Jeffery Noonan, Department of Philosophy,University of Windsor, Canada

2. Spiritual Philosophies: World Visions of Universal Identity

John McMurtry, University of Guelph, Canada

Taoism and the Natural Way

John McMurtry, University of Guelph, Canada

The Hindu Enlightenment: From the Upanisads and Bhagavad-gita to Integral Yoga

John McMurtry, University of Guelph, Canada

What Did You Look Like Before You Were Born? Buddhism Across Schools

John McMurtry, University of Guelph, Canada

The Mind That Cannot Bear the Suffering of Another: The Confucian and Neo-Confucian Philosophies of Human-Heartedness

John McMurtry, University of Guelph, Canada

You Cannot Harm Any Part of the Earth Without Harming Yourself: Wisdoms of the First Peoples

John McMurtry, University of Guelph, Canada

3. Modes of Reason

Logic, Science and Quality of Life

Alex C. Michalos, University of Northern British Columbia, Canada

The Paradigm Wars: Competing Models of Understanding

James Robert Brown, University of Toronto, Canada

The Logic of Natural Language

Anthony Blair, University of Windsor, Canada

Ralph Johnson, University of Windsor, Canada

Why Not Socialism?

G. A. Cohen, All Souls College, Oxford University, UK

Integrative Reason: From Ecological Theory to the Life-Value Calculus

John McMurtry, University of Guelph, Canada

4. Philosophy, Human Nature, and Society

John McMurtry, University of Guelph, Canada

Jeffery Noonan, Department of Philosophy,University of Windsor, Canada

Human Nature From a Life-Grounded Perspective

Jeffery Noonan, Department of Philosophy,University of Windsor, Canada

Life-Blind Liberalism and Life-Grounded Democracy

Jeffery Noonan, Department of Philosophy,University of Windsor, Canada

Philosophies of the Environment

Philip Rose, University of Wiscosin, Canada

Human Rights and Globalization

John McMurtry, University of Guelph, Canada

Human Rights and Globalization

Jeffery Noonan, Department of Philosophy,University of Windsor, Canada

5. What Is the Good? Value Theories East and West

John McMurtry, University of Guelph, Canada

The Global Crisis of Values: The Poverty of Moral Philosophy

Kai Nielsen, Concordia University, Canada

After the Postmodern: Towards an Ethics across Cultures

Jeffery Noonan, Department of Philosophy,University of Windsor, Canada

6. Economic Reason and Crisis of the World System

John McMurtry, University of Guelph, Canada