"From nonsense, comes sense, and from sense, nonsense. Words lined up like Lego bricks. The order is immaterial. Each word names a thought — red, white, blue, yellow. Yes, no, life, death. Out of these comes the accumulated culture of the human race."
Read a preview copy of Geoffrey Klempner's new book, Philosophizer, published on 25th July 2016. The Preview consists of seven chapters, around one fifth of the Kindle Edition.
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This file contains the fifteen short stories and introductions from Pathways Program A. Introduction to Philosophy The Possible World Machine.
CONTENTS: The possible world machine, the black box, walkabout, a case of doubt, a lesson in biology, the insurance policy, a moral tale, the good witness, the fatalists, the ministry of perception, Dr Johnson's boots, space hopper, the window of consciousness, message from a lonely planet, Morgan's farewell.
The reader consists of two documents: a student text, together with an instructor's manual.
CONTENTS: Is Society based on a contract? Is liberty the highest social value? Is equality the highest social value? Is capitalism just? Should we establish a world government? Is ethnicity essential to identity? Connections: individualist or relationist?
Continental Community of Inquiry is a collection of texts selected — and in some cases translated — by Matthew del Nevo.
The introductory section explains the community of inquiry approach to continental philosophy and gives advice to students and teachers. The texts are suitable for students of any age, for beginners or more experienced students.
The collection includes a Preface by Matthew Lipman, who has pioneered the idea of a community of inquiry and philosophy for children.