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Casts of Thought | 1st Edition

Writing in and Against Tradition

ISBN-10: 0023899611
ISBN-13: 9780023899614
PUBLISHER: Longman Publishing
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Product Description: CASES IN NEGOTIATION: VISIONS AND REVISIONS. "The Declaration of Independence", Thomas Jefferson et al. "Professions for Women", Virginia Woolf. Autobiography. Private Experience, Public Purpose. "Stealing Pears", Aurelius Augustinus (Saint Augustine). "Of Giving the Lie", Michel de Montaigne. "The Marion Episode", Jean-Jacques Rousseau. "The Jealous Mistress", Harriet A. Jacobs. "Saved", Malcolm X. "On Self-Respect", Joan Didion. "Middle Class Pastoral", Richard Rodriguez. BUILDING SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS. "Speech to the Troops at Tilbury", Elizabeth I of England. "In Honour of That High and Mighty Princess Queen Elizabeth of Happy Memory", Anne Bradstreet. "Let us Make Some Struggles for Our Language", Samuel Johnson. "In Search of History", Barbara Tuchman. "For Whom Does One Write?", Jean-Paul Sartre. Introduction to Nineteen Necromancers from Now, Ishmael Reed. "Claiming an Education", Adrienne Rich. WORDS, MEANINGS, MEANS OF UNDERSTANDING. "Philosophical Investigations 65-77", Ludwig Wittgenstein. "Of the Principle of Utility", Jeremy Bentham. "The One Thing Needful" and "Murdering the Innocents", Charles Dickens. "Mental Adventure", Bertrand Russell. "The Evolution of Good and Bad", Friedrich Nietzsche. "Who Is Man?", Casey Miller and Kate Swift. SUBJECT AND METHOD: ONE LINE OF REASONING. "Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems -- Ptolemaic and Copernican", Galileo Galilei. Preface to The Great Instauration, Francis Bacon. "The Method of Scientific Investigation", T.H. Huxley. "The Essential Tension: Tradition and Innovation in Scientific Research", Thomas Kuhn. "A Commitment to Life", Helen Caldicott. PSYCHOLOGY AND PHILOSOPHY: DESIRE, UNDERSTANDING, ETHICS. "Noble Discourse", Plato. "The Ethics of Being Happy", Aristotle. The Prince, Niccolo Machiavelli. "Mourning and Melancholia", Sigmund Freud. "The Final Solution: Killing", Hannah Arendt. "Two Kinds of Laughter", Milan Kundera. ECONOMICS AND HUMAN INTERRELATION. "Utopian Commonwealth", Sir Thomas More. "Productive and Unproductive Labor", Adam Smith. "Proletarians and Communists", Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. "The Reaffirmation of Liberalism", Daniel Bell. "A Change of Basis", Charlotte Perkins Gilman. POLITICS AND HUMAN RIGHTS. "Letter to Talleyrand", Mary Wollstonecraft. "Virtuous Liberty", Edmund Burke. "On Society and Civilization", Thomas Paine. "The Great God of Nature Has Placed Us in Different Situations", Corn Tassel. "The Sight of Your Cities Pains the Eyes", Chief Seattle. "Letter from Birmingham Jail", Martin Luther King, Jr. Conclusion of The Second Sex , Simone de Beauvoir. SCIENCE, HUMAN UNDERSTANDING, AND THE NONHUMAN WORLD. "The Way Things Are", Titus Lucretius Carus. "Letter to Pope Paul III", Nicolaus Copernicus. "Natural Selection", Charles Darwin. "Evolution as Fact and Theory", Stephen Jay Gould. "The Discovery of Radium", Marie Curie. "Considerations on the Universe as a Whole", Albert Einstein. Author and Title Index.

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