A Parliament of Minds: Philosophy for a New Millennium

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Michael Tobias, J. Patrick Fitzgerald, David Rothenberg
SUNY Press, 2000 - Philosophy - 309 pages
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A Parliament of Minds brings together groundbreaking interviews with a diverse cross-section of contemporary philosophers, demystifying and humanizing this formal discipline, making philosophy accessible and relevant to all. The companion volume to the national public television series of the same name, A Parliament of Minds highlights 23 philosophers as they discuss everyday issues. These interviews offer an unusual glimpse into their vital, active, moment-by-moment thinking processes.
Philosophers interviewed include K. Anthony Appiah, Yoko Arisaka, Peter Caws, Ewert Cousins, David Crocker, Ashok Gangadean, Marjorie Grene, Lewis Gordon, Lewis Hahn, Michael Halberstam, Tom Huhn, Joseph Margolis, John J. McDermott, Robert Muller, Seyyed Hossein Nasr, Robert Cummings Neville, Martha Nussbaum, Esa Saarinen, Karan Singh, John J. Stuhr, David Rothenberg, Tu Wei-ming, and Nancy Tuana.
 

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Contents

Philosophy at the Beginning of a New Millennium ROBERT CUMMINGS NEVILLE
2
Democracy Ethics and the Relevancy of Philosophy DAVID A CROCKER
14
Aristotle in the Workplace MARTHA NUSSBAUM
30
The Complex Bridges between China and the West TU WEIMING
46
Trumping Cynicism with Imagination JOHN J McDERMOTT
60
The Trials and Tribulations of Philosophy and Farming MARJORIE GRENE
76
Islam and the Philosophy of Hope SEYYED HOSSEIN NASR
90
The Marriage of History and Culture JOSEPH MARGOUS
108
Prospects for Democracy JOHN STUHR
180
The Passing of Philosophical Fads PETER CAWS
196
Crashing the Tea Party YOKO ARISAKA
212
All We Need Is Love ESA SAARINEN
220
The Anatomy of Beauty TOM HUHN
232
Global Culture and Its Discontents K ANTHONY AFPIAH
246
Politics without Reason? MICHAEL HALBERSTAM
262
Ambassador of Dialogue LEWIS HAHN
274

Global Dialogue Global Peace ASHOK GANGADEAN
124
The Science of Gender Issues NANCY TUANA
136
The Liberation of Identity LEWIS GORDON
156
Philosophy Ecology and Technology DAVID ROTHENBERG
168
A Dialogue on Global Thought and Spirituality ASHOK GANGADEAN KARAN SINGH EWERT COUSINS ROBERT MULLER
280
About the Editors
301
Index
303
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Michael Tobias is a writer, director, and producer of more than 100 films. Among his many books is A Parliament of Souls: In Search of Global Spirituality.

J. Patrick Fitzgerald is Honors Professor of Philosophy and Television Productions at Seminole Community College. David Rothenberg is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, and Editor of Terra Nova: Nature and Culture.

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