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Ontology, Including being, the soul, life, death

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  • The Selfby Galen Strawson

    Wiley 2009; US$ 39.95

    This collection of philosophical papers reflects on the existence and nature of the self. A collection of philosophical papers devoted to the subject of the self. Reflects on key questions about the existence and nature of the self. Comprises contributions from leading authorities in the field: Barry Dainton, Ingmar Persson, Marya Schechtman,... more...

  • The Conscious Mindby David J. Chalmers

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 18.99

    What is consciousness? How do physical processes in the brain give rise to the self-aware mind and to feelings as profoundly varied as love or hate, aesthetic pleasure or spiritual yearning? In 'The Conscious Mind', philosopher David J. Chalmers offers an analysis on these hotly debated issues, as he unveils a major new theory of consciousness. more...

  • The Paradox of Subjectivityby David Carr

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 74.99

    Challenging prevailing interpretations of the development of modern philosophy, this book proposes a reinterpretation of the transcendental tradition. It seeks to revive an understanding of what Husserl calls "the paradox of subjectivity" - an appreciation for the rich character of experience. more...

  • Mindby John R. Searle

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 18.99

    Presents an introduction to the mind. This work covers such topics as the freedom of the will, the actual operation of mental causation, the nature and functioning of the unconscious, the analysis of perception, and the concept of the self. It also analyzes the mind-body problem. more...

  • Death and Lifeby Paul Fairfield

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 26.95

    This erudite reflection strikes home as baby-boomers watch their parents fade (leaving them next in line) and find it hard to go on ignoring the reality of death. It is within our human nature to turn our minds away from death: we focus on our life choic more...

  • Contemporary Debates in Philosophy of Mindby Brian P. McLaughlin; Jonathan Cohen

    Wiley 2009; US$ 119.95

    Contemporary Debates in Philosophy of Mind showcases the leading contributors to the field, debating the major questions in philosophy of mind today. Comprises 20 newly commissioned essays on hotly debated issues in the philosophy of mind Written by a cast of leading experts in their fields, essays take opposing views on 10 central contemporary... more...

  • The Achilles of Rationalist Psychologyby Thomas M. Lennon; Robert J. Stainton

    Springer 2008; US$ 219.00

    In his Second Paralogism of the Critique of Pure Reason, Kant described what he called the ???Achilles of all dialectical inferences in the pure doctrine of the soul???. This argument, which he took to be powerful yet fatally flawed, purports to establish the simplicity of the human mind, or soul, on the basis of the unity of consciousness. In Kant??'s... more...

  • Forming the Mindby Henrik Lagerlund

    Springer 2007; US$ 289.00

    Forming the Mind deals with the internal senses, the mind/body problem and other problems associated with the concept of mind as it developed from Avicenna to the medical Enlightenment. The book collects essays from some of the foremost scholars in a relatively new and very promising field of research. It stresses how important and fruitful it is to... more...

  • The Blackwell Guide to Philosophy of Mindby Stephen P. Stich; Ted A. Warfield

    Wiley 2008; US$ 155.95

    Comprising a series of specially commissioned chapters by leading scholars, this comprehensive volume presents an up-to-date survey of the central themes in the philosophy of mind. It leads the reader through a broad range of topics, including Artificial Intelligence, Consciousness, Dualism, Emotions, Folk Psychology, Free Will, Individualism, Personal... more...

  • Personal Identity, the Self, and Ethicsby Professor Ferdinand Santos; Santiago Sia

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 110.00

    Going beyond the controversy surrounding personhood in non-philosophical contexts, this book defends the need for a credible philosophical conception of the person. Engaging with John Locke, Derek Parfit and P.F. Strawson, the authors develop an original philosophical anthropology based on the work of Charles Hartshorne and A.N. Whitehead. more...