Select and read the articles about two famous thinkers in the Week Four Electronic Reserve Readings. Find additional articles in the University Library or on the Internet.
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper. Include the following:
•Information about the thinkers’ contributions to society
•Each thinkers’ personal/ social/ political environments and how you think these factors contributed to their creativity
•The problems or issues that their ideas sought to solve
•A description of the solutions, and how their ideas were implemented
•The creative process of each thinker and a comparison of the two creative processes
•A critique of their ideas and what could they have done differently
Include at least four references.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
“Gates, Bill (born William Henry Gates)” (2004). The New Zealand Oxford Dictionary.
“Gates, Bill” (2008). World Encyclopedia.
“Kripke, Saul Aaron” (2008). The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy.
“Kripke, Saul” (2005). The Oxford Companion to Philosophy.
“Parfit, Derek” (2008). The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy.
“Rorty, Richard McKay” (2008). The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy.
Kripke semantics. (2008). The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy.
Prof. Nicholas Dent “Parfit, Derek” (2005). The Oxford Companion to Philosophy.
Prof. Owen Flanagan “Dennett, Daniel C.” (2005). The Oxford Companion to Philosophy.
Software’s great survivor. (2003, November 22). Economist, 369(8351), 64.
Taking apart the ‘roads ahead’: User power versus the futurology of IT. (1998). Retrieved on October 1st, 2009 from http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/3226/1/Taking_apart_the_roads_ahead.pdf.
Ansbro, J. J. Dr. (1989, January 15). The courage of Dr. King: Challenging the legacies of other black leaders. New York Times , A.30.
Aronson, R. (2005, June-December). Camus versus Sartre: The unresolved conflict. Sartre Studies International, 11(1/2), 302.
Attfield, Robin (2006). The shape of a global ethic. Philosophy Social Criticism , 32, 5.
Baert, P. (2002, February). Richard Rorty’s pragmatism and the social sciences. History of the Human Sciences, 15, 139.
Camus, A. (1988). After Hiroshima: Between hell and reason. Philosophy Today, 32(1), 77.
Camus, A., & Van den Hoven, A. (2001, December). Democracy is an exercise in modesty. Sartre Studies International, 7(2), 12.
Cohen, A., & Wilber, K. (2009, June-August). Freedom in the face of fear. EnlightenNext, (44), 44.
Cohen, A., & Wilber, K. (2008/2009, December-February). The interdynamics of culture + consciousness. What is Enlightenment?, (42), 41.
Cowie, F. (1998, June). Mad dog nativism. The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 49(2), 227.
Cumming, R. (2009). Contrasts and fragments: An exploration of James Cone’s theological methodology. Anglican Theological Review, 91(3), 395.
Dennett, D. (2009, April 1). Daniel C. Dennett. Freethought Today, 26(3), 10.
Engelhardt, E. S. D. (2001). West, Cornel The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature.
Fodor, J. (2006, Summer). How the mind works: What we still don’t know. Daedalus, 135(3), 86.
Fox, S. (2009, September). Plugged in. PC World, 27(9), 13.
Fuller, S. (2008, March). Richard Rorty’s philosophical legacy. Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 38, 121.
King Jr., M. L. K. Dr. (1992, January 20). This Is Not Just’: A Revolution Of Values on the Jericho Road. Newsday, 58.
Luther King Jr., M. K. Dr. (2003, August 28). I have a dream. The Commercial Appeal, E.3.
Russell, B. (). Why I am not a Christian. Retrieved on October 1st, 2009 from http://users.drew.edu/~jlenz/whynot.html.
Schultz, B. (1996, September). Bertrand Russell in ethics and politics, philosophy and power. Philosophy of the Social Sciences, 26, 317.
Scruton, R. (2005, June 25). The power of negative thinking: Roger Scruton says that France has never recovered from Jean-Paul Sartre’s horror of the bourgeoisie and his repudiation of both Christianity and the idea of France. Spectator, 298(9229), 28.
Sloane, A. (1999). Singer, preference utilitarianism and infanticide. Studies in Christian Ethics , 12, 47.
West, C. (2003, July/August). “Not a minute to hate.” Tikkun, 18(4), 11.
West, C. (1993, July 25). Where are dynamic black leaders? Las Vegas Review – Journal, 1.
Young, J. E. (2002). A spectrum of consciousness for CEOS: A business application of Ken Wilber’s spectrum of consciousness. International Journal of Organizational Analysis, 10(1), 30.