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Constructing a life philosophy, Mary E. Williams, book editor

Label
Constructing a life philosophy
Title
Constructing a life philosophy
Statement of responsibility
Mary E. Williams, book editor
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this newly updated volume, thinkers such as M. Scott Peck, Niccolo Machiavelli, Paul Kurtz, and Pema Chodron offer readers an engaging overview of humanity's perennial investigation into the meaning of life
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
128
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BD431
LC item number
.C663 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Williams, Mary E.
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Life
Label
Constructing a life philosophy, Mary E. Williams, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 230-233) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Charles Larmore
  • Ch. 1 The importance of choosing a life philosophy :
  • Choosing a map for life
  • M. Scott Peck
  • Living with shadows in a cave
  • Plato
  • Discovering our personal myth
  • Sam Keen
  • Challenging the idea of a life plan
  • Sharon Begley
  • Ch. 2 What reveals life's ultimate meaning? :
  • Ultimate meaning does not exist
  • Richard Robinson
  • Religion pursues life's meaning
  • George E. Saint-Laurent
  • Science can uncover life's meaning
  • Wayne Anderson
  • Both religion and science can reveal life's meaning
  • Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad
  • Hinduism teaches that all ways lead to God
  • Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
  • Buddhism seeks enlightenment and ultimate reality
  • Gill Farrer-Halls
  • Ecofeminism reclaims the Great Mother Goddess
  • Riane Eisler
  • Interspirituality embraces the heart of all religions
  • Wayne Teasdale
  • Ch. 3 How do religions give life meaning? :
  • Judaism is a life of communing with God
  • Louis Finkelstein
  • Liberal Christianity combines reason with faith
  • Donald E. Miller
  • Conservative Christianity is a Biblical relationship with God
  • Bob George
  • Islam entails a submission to God's will
  • John Gray
  • Altruism promotes moral behavior
  • Alfie Kohn
  • Self-interest promotes moral behavior
  • Tibor R. Machan
  • Ch. 4 What motivates moral behavior? :
  • Morality requires religious belief
  • Philip Yancey
  • Morality does not require religious belief
  • Frank R. Zindler
  • Secular humanism encourages moral awareness
  • Paul Kurtz
  • Secular humanism is harmful
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • Aim for personal perfection
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • Abandon any hope of fruition
  • Pema Chödrön
  • Ch. 5 What principles should guide our lives? :
  • Look out for number one
  • Robert Ringer
  • Live for others as Jesus did
  • Ole Hallesby
  • Develop a devious mind
  • Niccolò Machiavelli
  • Develop an honest heart
Control code
ocm57349053
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
239 pages
Isbn
9780737729276
Lccn
2004060861
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)57349053
Label
Constructing a life philosophy, Mary E. Williams, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 230-233) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Charles Larmore
  • Ch. 1 The importance of choosing a life philosophy :
  • Choosing a map for life
  • M. Scott Peck
  • Living with shadows in a cave
  • Plato
  • Discovering our personal myth
  • Sam Keen
  • Challenging the idea of a life plan
  • Sharon Begley
  • Ch. 2 What reveals life's ultimate meaning? :
  • Ultimate meaning does not exist
  • Richard Robinson
  • Religion pursues life's meaning
  • George E. Saint-Laurent
  • Science can uncover life's meaning
  • Wayne Anderson
  • Both religion and science can reveal life's meaning
  • Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad
  • Hinduism teaches that all ways lead to God
  • Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
  • Buddhism seeks enlightenment and ultimate reality
  • Gill Farrer-Halls
  • Ecofeminism reclaims the Great Mother Goddess
  • Riane Eisler
  • Interspirituality embraces the heart of all religions
  • Wayne Teasdale
  • Ch. 3 How do religions give life meaning? :
  • Judaism is a life of communing with God
  • Louis Finkelstein
  • Liberal Christianity combines reason with faith
  • Donald E. Miller
  • Conservative Christianity is a Biblical relationship with God
  • Bob George
  • Islam entails a submission to God's will
  • John Gray
  • Altruism promotes moral behavior
  • Alfie Kohn
  • Self-interest promotes moral behavior
  • Tibor R. Machan
  • Ch. 4 What motivates moral behavior? :
  • Morality requires religious belief
  • Philip Yancey
  • Morality does not require religious belief
  • Frank R. Zindler
  • Secular humanism encourages moral awareness
  • Paul Kurtz
  • Secular humanism is harmful
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • Aim for personal perfection
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • Abandon any hope of fruition
  • Pema Chödrön
  • Ch. 5 What principles should guide our lives? :
  • Look out for number one
  • Robert Ringer
  • Live for others as Jesus did
  • Ole Hallesby
  • Develop a devious mind
  • Niccolò Machiavelli
  • Develop an honest heart
Control code
ocm57349053
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
239 pages
Isbn
9780737729276
Lccn
2004060861
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)57349053

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