This book contains a series of philosophical conversations between two old college friends and provides a readable and clear examination of certain fundamental philosophical questions. It shows introductory students some of the standard arguments in the history of philosophy.
Table of Contents
1. Dialogue One: What Is Philosophy? 2. Dialogue Two: Faith and Reason 3. Dialogue Three: Order and Evil 4. Dialogue Four: Freedom 5. Dialogue Five: Persons, Souls, and Bodies 6. Dialogue Six: Moral Skepticism 7. Dialogue Seven: Morality: Divine Commands, Social Approval, or Respect for Others? 8. Dialogue Eight: Animals and Ethics 9. Dialogue Nine: Abortion 10. Dialogue Ten: Philosophy and the Meaning of Life 11. Dialogue Eleven: Suggested Reading