An Introduction to Philosophy

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and in philosophy. Our analysis of its principles, as well as the contrast of them with other philosophies, confirms this judgment. If the student requires further proof, we point to the influence of this high morality during the last nineteen hundred years. Not only in the course of society, in the many forms in which it has appeared, has this elevating and wholesome influence been experienced, but in the estimation of the plain man as well Christian Ethics has held almost universally the chief place as a guide and a sanction of the highest morality.REFERENCES
ALEXANDER: Moral Order and Progress.
BARN: The Emotions and the Will.
CATHREIN: Die Sittenlehre des Darwinismus.
CRESSON: La Morale de Kant.
DEWEY: Human Nature and Conduct; Outlines of a Critical Theory of Ethics.
EVERETT: Moral Values.
FOX: Religion and Morality.
GREEN: Prolegomena to Ethics
HAYWARD: The Ethical Philosophy of Sidgwick.
JAMES: Principles of Psychology.
JANET: Histoire de la Philosophie Morale et Politique.
LECKY: A History of European Morals.
MARTINEAU: Types of Ethical Theory.
MILL J. S.: Ethics; An Examination of Sir William Hamilton's Philosophy.
MING: The Data of Modern Ethics Examined.
MOORE: A Historical Introduction to Ethics.
PAULSEN: A System of Ethics.
PORTER: Kant's Ethics.
RAND: The Classical Moralists.
RASHDALL: The Theory of Good and Evil.
RICKABY: Free Will and Four English Philosophers.
SCHURMAN: The Ethical Import; Kantian Ethics.
SENTROUL: Kant.
SIDGWICK: The Method of Ethics.
WATSON: Hedonistic Theories from A ristippvs to Spencer.

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An Introduction to Philosophy
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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface ix
  • Contents xiii
  • Chapter I - Philosophy, Its Meaning, Scope, And Methods 1
  • References 23
  • Chapter II - The Problem of the One and the Many 25
  • References 53
  • Chapter III - The Problem of the Nature of Reality 54
  • References 72
  • Chapter IV - The Psycho-Physical Problem 74
  • References 108
  • Chapter V - The Problem of Life 109
  • References 143
  • Chapter VI - The Problem of Knowledge 144
  • References 201
  • Chapter VII - The Problem of the Nature and Criteria Of Truth 203
  • References 242
  • Chapter VIII - The Problem of Freedom 243
  • References 272
  • Chapter IX - The Problem of Morality 273
  • References 303
  • Chapter X - The Problem of the Self 304
  • References 340
  • Chapter XI - Philosophy, Science, and Religion 341
  • References 392
  • Index 395
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