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First published in 1992 this anthology quickly became the standard for multicultural introductions to philosophy. Composed of a group of culturally diverse readings addressing a selection of seminal philosophical questions in ethics, epistemology, and metaphysics, VOICES OF WISDOM introduces students to the traditional terrain of philosophy as developed in the European tradition, yet in a manner that embraces significant philosophical insights borne out of different cultural legacies.

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Genre Book : Philosophy
Author Book : Gary E. Kessler
Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
Release Book : 2003
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ISBN-10 : UVA:X004780371


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Including Hindu, Buddhist, Chinese, African, Native American, Islamic, Jewish, and feminist philosophies, this text promotes a multicultural approach to philosophy through the reading of primary sources. In ten chapters organized by the important questions of life that philosophers seek to answer, the text presents students with a broad array of classic and contemporary readings that will foster their understanding of the world and challenge them to critically evaluate issues.

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Genre Book : Introductions
Author Book : Gary E. Kessler
Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
Release Book : 1998
Download Book : 530 Pages
ISBN-10 : PSU:000045783043


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Unique in its multicultural character, this text includes Hindu, Buddhist, Chinese, African, Native American, Islamic, Jewish, and feminist philosophies. It is edited to promote a multicultural approach to philosophy, to teach students how to read primary sources, and to encourage students to think independently and critically about fundamental philosophical issues. This anthology offers significant readings on traditional philosophical topics that educate students for the ever-increasing pluralism of society and assist them in developing an international perspective.

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Genre Book : Philosophy
Author Book : Gary E. Kessler
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Release Book : 1995
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Genre Book : Philosophy
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Release Book : 2013
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ISBN-10 : 1111837279


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VOICES OF WISDOM: A MULTICULTURAL PHILOSOPHY READER, 9E introduces readers to basic philosophical questions in ethics, epistemology, and metaphysics through a collection of engaging and culturally diverse readings. Both classic and contemporary in its approach, this revised and updated Ninth Edition includes key texts from the Buddha, Plato, Immanuel Kant, Martin Luther King, Jr., John Rawls, Martha Nussbaum, Nelson Mandela and others. Using these landmark writings, VOICES OF WISDOM: A MULTICULTURAL PHILOSOPHY READER, 9E takes readers on a multicultural journey through such topics as terrorism, civil disobedience, homosexuality, human rights, animal rights, language, truth, and power. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre Book : Philosophy
Author Book : Gary Kessler
Publisher : Cengage Learning
Release Book : 2015-01-01
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ISBN-10 : 1285874331


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This acclaimed introduction to Hawaiian culture presents the stories and wisdom of the kahuna, the elders honored for preserving Hawaii's ancient traditions. Photos.

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Genre Book : Photography
Author Book : M. J. Harden
Publisher : Beyond Words Publishing
Release Book : 2001-05-01
Download Book : 240 Pages
ISBN-10 : 1582700524


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Presents Jewish viewpoints, both ancient and modern, on contemporary issues such as abortion and birth control, the environment, civil disobedience, business ethics, the position of women, divorce, gossip, test-tube babies, getting along better with our children, protecting our bodies, and preserving our health.

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Genre Book : Religion
Author Book : Frances Klagstrum
Publisher : Jonathan David Publishers
Release Book : 2001-10-01
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ISBN-10 : 0824604431


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Gathers advice on obtaining happiness, finding fulfillment, clarifying the emotions, and promoting family harmony

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Genre Book : Religion
Author Book : Dhyani Ywahoo
Publisher : Shambhala Publications
Release Book : 1987
Download Book : 294 Pages
ISBN-10 : UOM:39015040084041


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Includes sections on how to read philosophical works and how to analyze, criticize, and construct arguments.

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Author Book : Gary E. Kessler
Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
Release Book : 1997-08-01
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ISBN-10 : 053452544X


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A fantastically inspiring collection of interviews with 40 successful and empowering women, including Maya Angelou, Isabel Allende, Mary Robinson and Shami Chakrabati, exploring their challenges and achievements. In this empowering book, 40 amazing women who have exerted an influence on others in many different ways discuss their work, their achievements, their hopes and their fears, offering women everywhere inspiration and optimism for the future through their fascinating explanations of what they have achieved. Featuring politicians, environmentalists, humanitarians, entrepreneurs, musicians, artists, actors, world leaders and Nobel Peace Prize winners, this book encourages readers to believe that they can achieve their greatest ambitions and help change the world for the better. The book is structured around ten questions, with the 40 interviewees providing a pithy and insightful answer to each one. Topics range from influential early experiences, inspirations in life and most admired female figures to causes of anger, greatest fears, how to change the world and advice for the younger generation. The full list of powerful women featured in the book is as follows: Isabel Allende, Christiane Amanpour, Maya Angelou, Hanan Ashrawi, Joan Baez, Benazir Bhutto, Mary Kayitesi Blewitt, Emma Bonino, Shami Chakrabarti, Jung Chang, Kate Clinton, Marie Colvin, Marion Cotillard, Severn Cullis-Suzuki, Carla Del Ponte, Judi Dench, Shirin Ebadi, Tracey Emin, Jane Fonda, Tanni Grey-Thompson, Dagmar Havlová, Swanee Hunt, Bianca Jagger, Nataša Kandić, Kathy Kelly, Martha Lane Fox, Dame Ann Leslie, Professor Wangari Maathai, Mairead Maguire, Mary McAleese, Soledad O'Brien, Sinéad O'Connor, Yoko Ono, Mariane Pearl, Kim Phuc, Paloma Picasso, Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ, Paula Rego, Louise Ridley, Mary Robinson, Jody Williams.

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Genre Book : Social Science
Author Book : Zoe Sallis
Publisher : Watkins Media Limited
Release Book : 2019-02-26
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ISBN-10 : 9781786782601