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ERIC Number: ED052103
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Pages: 82
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Constructing a Life Philosophy: An Examination of Alternatives. Opposing Viewpoints Series.
Bender, David L., Ed.
Fourteen brief reading selections from philosophical statements of ancient and modern writers are presented with brief introductions, questions, and individual and group exercises. The purpose of the collection is to stimulate students toward philosophical, thought and discussion based on alternatives. Readings are drawn from: 1) Plato's, Parable of the Cave; 2) the Jerusalem Bible; 3) Machiavelli; 4) Billy Graham; 5) Joseph Fletcher's, Situation Ethics; 6) Richard Robinson's, An Atheist's Values; 7) Robert L. Heilbroner's, The Quest for Wealth; 8) Sir Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan's, The Hindu View of Life; 9) Grant Lewi's, Astrology for the Millions; 10 Ralph Metzner's, Astrology: Potential Science and Intuitive Art; 11) Corliss Lamont's, Humanism Believes; and, 12) an Ann Lander's column, How to Tell Right from Wrong. For further reading, a selected periodical bibliography is appended, citing recent articles from relatively popular magazines. (Author/DJB)
Greenhaven Press, Box 831, Anoka, Minnesota 55303 (Paperback, $1.95)
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Note: Vol 4