Shadows on the Wall

Shadows on the Wall:
Reflections of Ideas East and West

1. Wisdom and Dialectic

2. Understanding in Context

3. Plato's Socrates: The Apology: The Conscience of a Community and the Jowett translation of The Apology by Plato

4. Plato's Socrates: The Crito: Customs (Nomoi) as Parents and Adversaries and the Jowett translation of The Crito by Plato

5. Plato: The Republic: The Ideas as Blueprints

6. Plato: Republic: Order and Justice: The Divided Line: The Cave Allegory

7. Aristotle: Physics and Metaphysics

8. Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics

9. Epicurus: Philosophy as Pain Avoidance

10. Stoicism: Epictetus: Freedom in the Walled City of the Mind

11. The Medieval View of the World: Sin and Salvation

12. Descartes: Discourse on Method: Mind and Body

13. Hobbes: The State of Nature: The "Nature" of the State

14. Kant: How Do We Know that We Know What We Know

15. Kant: The Ethical Imperative: The Good Will and Respect for Others

16. Kierkegaard: Truth Is Subjectivity and Beware of the Crowd

17. Nietzsche: The Overcoming of Western Philosophy, Morality, and Science
See also: Textual Analysis of Nietzsche's View of Heraclitus

18. Dewey: Experience, Community, and Communication

19. Buddhism: The Life and Message of Gautama

20. Confucius: Humanity, Character, and Altruism

21. Taoism: Nature and Human Nature as Spontaneous Emergence


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