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Creating a global dialogue on value inquiry
papers from the XXII Congress of Philosophy (rethinking philosophy today)
edited by Jinfen Yan and David Schrader ; with a preface by Thomas Powers.

Published 2009 by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston, NY .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Preface / Thomas Powers
Forward / James Taylor
Value theory and ethics : an introductory perspective / Jinfen Yan and David E. Schrader
Ethical objectivity
Objectivity in ethics / David E. Schrader
Rethinking philosophers' responsibility / Lydia B. Amir
Historical understanding and historical appraisal / Huang Kaifeng
The present world and global problems
Ethical approaches to global poverty / G. John M. Abbarno
Environmental stewardship and moral choice : objectivity and tradition reconsidered / Ruth Miller Lucier
Globalization and views on value of East Asia / Sun Weiping
The "moral incline" in the process of Chinese social transition / Chen Xinhan
What is peace? : it's value and necessity / Hortensia Cuellar
Clashing of ends : foundational values
Happiness, harmony, wisdom and elegance : a perspective of contemporary eudemonism / Jiang Chang
The Dao/way of value : practical wisdom and moral autonomy / Jinfen Yan
The transvaluation of values in Heidegger, Jaspers and Sartre : finitude homelessness and guilt / Pio Colonnello
Negritude meets Daoism : can Yin-Yang rescue Senghor? / Zekeh S. Gbotokuma
Dao legislates for humans vs. humans legislate for themselves : a comparison of Laozi's and Confucius' conceptions of Dao / Deron Chen
The value of gender, family and education
Rethinking the origin : birth and human value / Stella Villarmea
The value of the person : the value of the family / Corazon T. Toralba
African philosophy of sex and the HIV/AIDS epidemic / Workineh Kelbessa
Value and education in times of barbarism / Katia Mendonca
The value of poetry : rhetoric and narratives
Philosophy on poetry, philosophy in poetry / Robin Attfield
Beauty/li and reason/li : philosophical ideas in the epic by a song-Jin woman /Jinfen yan.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Hors serie


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
BD435 .W75 2008

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p. cm.

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