Philosophy of the Human Person

(Philosophy 200, sections 01 and 02)

FALL 99  READER

Professor Yoko Arisaka

Selections

1.  "Body, Mind, and Gender,"  Eve Browning Cole.  1-5 (circled pages)

2.   "The Social Self as a Body-Mind Interaction," Steve Odin #1, 6-11

3.   Confucianism, 12-18

4.  "Narrative Conception of Selfhood," Alasdair MacIntyre.  19-21

5.  "The Social Self as a Human-Nature interaction," Steve Odin #2, 22-28

6.  "Transverse Interaction," Andrew Weigert.  29-33

7.  "Defining Environmentalism,"  David Pepper, 34-41

8.  Determinism:  "Not Guilty," Robert Blatchford.  42-45

9.  Alan Turing's "9 Objections,"  46

10.  Evolution of Computer Power/Cost, 47

11.  1999 and 2009, Ray Kurzweil, 48-67

12.  "Can Computers Think?"  John Searle.  68-72

13.  "Consciousness Imagined,"  Daniel Dennett.  73-75

14.  Alive!  76-77

15.  "Playing God with DNA,"  Ted Peters.  78-100



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