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Around the World in Five Episodes
Latin-American Philosophy
Islamic Philosophy
Five Philosophical Greats
20th Century Greats
John Rawls
Hannah Arendt
W.E.B. DuBois
Simone de Beauvoir
Karl Popper
What Is Number?
Math and the Mind
The Strange World of Quantum Reality
Life in the Digital Age
Digital Selves
Artificial Intelligence
Social Networking
Too Much Information
A Fine Indulgence:
Philosophy of Wine
What Is Art?
Philosophy and Film
Philosophy and Literature
Love, Poetry, and Philosophy
Reason and Religion
Has Science Replaced Religion?
The Concept of God
The Existence of God
The Problem of Evil
Faith, Reason, and Science
Justice and Society
The Environment and Global Justice
Justice Across Boundaries
Race, Class, and Inequality
Global Justice and Human Rights
Civil Disobedience
Legality and Morality:
Philosophy and the Law
Legislating Values
Religion and the Secular State
Marriage and the State
Legal Ethics
Philosophy and Science:
Philosophy of Science
Philosophy and Neuroscience
The Promise and Perils of the New Genomics
Genetic Determinism
Has Science Replaced Religion?
Where Is My Mind:
The Mystery of Mind
Can Science Explain Consciousness?
Schizophrenia and the Mind

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