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The Philosophy of Self (Problems in Contemporary Philosophy)

by Albert W. J. Harper

  • 166 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Edwin Mellen Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ancient Western philosophy to c 500,
  • Topics in philosophy,
  • Speculative Philosophy,
  • Philosophy,
  • Mind & Body,
  • History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical,
  • Metaphysics,
  • Self (Philosophy),
  • Soul

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages139
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10971897M
    ISBN 100773478876
    ISBN 109780773478879

    1. Noumenal Self 7 Plato's Phaedo 21 Aristotle's Soul 29 Plotinus and the Soul 39 Judgment 51 Virtual Self 63 Self and Belief 75 Imagination and the Self Purpose and the Self Language of Promise Series Title: Problems in contemporary philosophy, v. Responsibility: Albert W.J. Harper. I've been contemplating my process of self-education these past couple of weeks, so I appreciate the opportunity to define and delineate them, and hope something I say can help you on your way. Number one: Never substitute a third party interpr.

    Philosophy books: | This is a of |books| regarding |philosophy|. | | |Subcategories| |T World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online. The book Fate, Time, and Language: An Essay on Free Will, published in by Columbia University Press, presented David Foster Wallace's challenge to Richard Taylor's argument for this anthology, notable philosophers engage directly with that work and assess Wallace's reply to Taylor as well as other aspects of Wallace's thought.

    Self, the “I” as experienced by an individual. In modern psychology the notion of the self has replaced earlier conceptions of the soul. The concept of the self has been a central feature of many personality theories, including those of Sigmund Freud, Alfred Adler, Carl Jung, Gordon W. Allport. 1 day ago  Self and City in the Thought of Saint Augustine explores the analogy between the self and political society in the thought of St. Augustine of analogy is an important theme in the history of political thought. Attempts have been made to understand the state by examining the soul (since Plato), the body (as in medieval theories of the body politic) and the person (surviving to this.


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