This Subject Includes

  • Course No: HS 226
  • Course: Master of Liberal Arts
  • Semester: VIII
  • Title: Philosophical Issues
  • Stream: Philosophy
  • Description:

    Thinking: understanding of insight, importance of metaphor in insight, understanding the process of abstraction; BEING: allegory of the cave by Plato, world of becoming in Aristotle; Bodiliness: experience of body as object, experience of body as subject, phenomenology of the body, human person as factical being; emotion, body and self: gender differences in emotional experience and expression; Freedom: existentialism and humanism in Jean Paul Sartre; man-s search for meaning: the philosophical doctrines of Wittgenstein ;Intersuubjectivity: critique of Western logocentrism, communicative ethics, the experience of indifference, the experiences of hate, and love, loving encounter.

  • Text:

    D. Levy, The Integrity of Thinking, University of Missouri Press, 2002.^$^P. Ricour, What Makes Us Think- A Neuroscientist and a Philosopher Argue About Ethics, Human Nature, and the Brain, Princeton University Press, 2002.^$^P. Abela, Kant-s Empirical Realism, Oxford University Press, 2002.^$^F. Baid, 20th Century Philosophy. Prentice Hall, 2002.^$^R Kraut, Plato-s Republic: Critical Essays, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1997.

  • Course References:

    M. Brainward, Belief and its Neutralization: Husserl-s System of Phenomenology in Ideas I, SUNY Press, 2002.^$^H. Cohn, Heidegger and the Roots of Existential Therapy, Continuum Publications, 2002.^$^L. Fagg, The Becoming of Time: Integrating Physical and Religious Time,Duke University Press, 2002.^$^L. Lawlor (Ed), Merleau-Ponty: Non-Philosophy and Philosophy. Chiasmi International, 2002.^$^G. Lloyd (Ed), Feminism and History of Philosophy, Oxford University Press, 2002.^$^M. Graham and M. Phee, The Architecture of the Visible,Continuum Publishing, 2002.^$^B. Pronger, Fascism: Salvation in the Technology of Physical Fitness, University of Toronto Press, 2002.^$^J. Zylinska, On Spiders, Cyborgs and Being Scared: The Feminine and the Sublime, Manchester University Press, 2002.^$^S. Kripke, Wittgenstein: On Rules and Private Language: an Elementary Exposition Harvard University Press, 1982.