Readings on: Examples of some modern world-views
Edman, Irwin – [The Good Life] living to fill life with richness and significance [880 words].
Einstein, Albert – [What I lived for] to understand nature [500 words].
Sagan, Carl – [The development of man] gaining a cosmic perspective [260 words].
Golden, Richard – [Out of Plato's cave] attainment of knowledge [270 words].
Edman, Irwin – [Naturalism] Chapter 4 of his book Four Ways of Philosophy – a philosopher's faith in the unity of nature, beautifully and courageously expressed [abstract 600 words] [abridged 3000 words] [full text 18,600 words]