"What Would Socrates Say," a new book edited by Amherst College philosophy professor Alexander George, is helping to make philosophy stylish. The book was reviewed in the Sunday, Sept. 2, New York Times. Published in Britain this summer and now available in the U.S., "What Would Socrates Say?" collects some of the best questions and answers from askphilosophers.org, which allows people to pose questions to a panel of philosophers.
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01.Doing the Right Thing.A primary objective of this course is to develop analytic tools for making thoughtful moral decisions in our own lives and for evaluating policies and decisions made by others.