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Goetz, Stewart

A Brief History of the Soul

Goetz, Stewart - A Brief History of the Soul, ebook

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This book is a clear and concise history of the soul in western philosophy, from Plato to cutting-edge contemporary work in philosophy of mind.
  • Packed with arguments for and against a range of different, historically significant philosophies of the soul
  • Addresses the essential issues, including mind-body interaction, the causal closure of the physical world, and the philosophical implications of the brain sciences for the soul's existence
  • Includes coverage of theories from key figures, such as Plato, Aquinas, Locke, Hume, and Descartes
  • Unique in combining the history of ideas and the development of a powerful case for a non-reductionist, non-materialist account of the soul

Keywords: Philosophy of Mind, philosophy, religion, mind, Plato, Locke, Butler, western philosophy, theology, Aquinas, psychology

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
224 pages
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781444395921
Printed ISBN
9781405196338

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