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Ontology, Including being, the soul, life, death

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  • Philosophy of Mind A-Zby Marina Rakova

    Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 83.56

    Containing entries on historical and contemporary figures, this book explains the importance of the debates and how the field has been shaped. It includes a range of philosophy of mind, from Plato and Leibniz to externalism and the frame problem, from Husserl to neural Darwinism, and from mental causation to the problem 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Turning to One Anotherby Margaret J. Wheatley

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2009; US$ 17.95

    Bestselling author Margaret Wheatley (Leadership and the New Science, over 250,000 copies sold) proposes that we use the increasingly popular process of conversation and dialogue as the means to develop solutions for the societal changes that need to occur both locally and globally. more...