Roots of Wisdom: A Tapestry of Philosophical Traditions

Roots of Wisdom: A Tapestry of Philosophical Traditions

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ROOTS OF WISDOM, Seventh Edition, invites students to explore universal and current philosophical issues through a rich tapestry of perspectives including the ideas and traditions of men and women from the West, Asia, the Americas, and Africa. No other book offers such breadth of multicultural coverage coupled with a clear, concise, and approachable writing style. Mitchell presents striking images to illustrate our diverse cultural inheritance, using fine art, cartoons, poetry, movies, current events, and popular music to bring the issues of philosophy to life for students. This edition includes a new discussion of logos and mythos as laid out by Karen Armstrong, material on calculative vs. meditative thinking from Heidegger, expanded treatment of sovereignty and citizenship with new discussion on the so-called Arab Spring, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Would we throw the switch diverting the train to another track where it will smash the Lexus we have just acquired? ... to come to terms with its own a€œshadowa€a€”the psychological term for disowned and dishonored parts of ourselves. ... and corresponding complex social behavior, the more ethical concerns are raised regarding their use in the service of ... Anna Sewell Copyright 201 Cengage Learning.

Title:Roots of Wisdom: A Tapestry of Philosophical Traditions
Author:Helen Mitchell
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2014-01-01


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