The Problem Of The Soul: Two Visions Of Mind And How To Reconcile Them

Valutazione media 3,78
( su 139 valutazioni fornite da Goodreads )
 
9780465024612: The Problem Of The Soul: Two Visions Of Mind And How To Reconcile Them

Science has always created problems for traditional ways of seeing things, but now the very attributes that make us human--free will, the permanence of personal identity, the existence of the soul--are threatened by the science of the mind. If the mind is the brain, and therefore a physical object subject to deterministic laws, how can we have free will? If most of our thoughts and impulses are unconscious, how can we be morally responsible for what we do? If brains and bodies undergo relentless change, how can our identities be constant? The Problem of the Soul shows the way out of these paradoxes. Framing the conflict in terms of two dominant visions of the mind--the "manifest image" of humanistic philosophy and theology, and the scientific image--Owen Flanagan demonstrates that there is common ground, and that we need not give up our ideas of moral responsibility and personal freedom in order to have an empirically sound view of the human mind. This is a profoundly relevant work of philosophy for the common reader.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Riassunto" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

About the Author:

Owen Flanagan is James B. Duke Professor of Philosophy and Chairman of the Philosophy Department at Duke University. The author of the classic Consciousness Reconsidered, he lives in Durham, North Carolina.

Review:

"Flanagan is a sparkling writer, leavening rigorous philosophical exposition with intimate personal disclosures, vivid examples, and humor. The Problem of the Soul is a pleasure to read."

Le informazioni nella sezione "Su questo libro" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

I migliori risultati di ricerca su AbeBooks

1.

Owen Flanagan
ISBN 10: 0465024610 ISBN 13: 9780465024612
Nuovi Quantità: > 20
Da
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Condizione libro: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Codice libro della libreria 97804650246120000000

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 11,68
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: U.S.A. a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

2.

Owen J. Flanagan
Editore: The Perseus Books Group, United States (2003)
ISBN 10: 0465024610 ISBN 13: 9780465024612
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 10
Da
Book Depository hard to find
(London, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro The Perseus Books Group, United States, 2003. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Revised ed.. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. Science has always created problems for traditional ways of seeing things, but now the very attributes that make us human- free will, the permanence of personal identity, the existence of the soul- are threatened by the science of the mind. If the mind is the brain, and therefore a physical object subject to deterministic laws, how can we have free will? If most of our thoughts and impulses are unconscious, how can we be morally responsible for what we do? If brains and bodies undergo relentless change, how can our identities be constant? The Problem of the Soul shows the way out of these paradoxes. Framing the conflict in terms of two dominant visions of the mind- the manifest image of humanistic philosophy and theology, and the scientific image- Owen Flanagan demonstrates that there is common ground, and that we need not give up our ideas of moral responsibility and personal freedom in order to have an empirically sound view of the human mind. This is a profoundly relevant work of philosophy for the common reader. Codice libro della libreria BZE9780465024612

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 13,34
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Regno Unito a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

3.

Owen J. Flanagan
Editore: The Perseus Books Group, United States (2003)
ISBN 10: 0465024610 ISBN 13: 9780465024612
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 10
Print on Demand
Da
The Book Depository
(London, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro The Perseus Books Group, United States, 2003. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Revised ed.. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Science has always created problems for traditional ways of seeing things, but now the very attributes that make us human- free will, the permanence of personal identity, the existence of the soul- are threatened by the science of the mind. If the mind is the brain, and therefore a physical object subject to deterministic laws, how can we have free will? If most of our thoughts and impulses are unconscious, how can we be morally responsible for what we do? If brains and bodies undergo relentless change, how can our identities be constant? The Problem of the Soul shows the way out of these paradoxes. Framing the conflict in terms of two dominant visions of the mind- the manifest image of humanistic philosophy and theology, and the scientific image- Owen Flanagan demonstrates that there is common ground, and that we need not give up our ideas of moral responsibility and personal freedom in order to have an empirically sound view of the human mind. This is a profoundly relevant work of philosophy for the common reader. Codice libro della libreria APC9780465024612

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 14,17
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Regno Unito a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

4.

Owen J. Flanagan
Editore: The Perseus Books Group, United States (2003)
ISBN 10: 0465024610 ISBN 13: 9780465024612
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 10
Print on Demand
Da
The Book Depository US
(London, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro The Perseus Books Group, United States, 2003. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Revised ed.. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Science has always created problems for traditional ways of seeing things, but now the very attributes that make us human- free will, the permanence of personal identity, the existence of the soul- are threatened by the science of the mind. If the mind is the brain, and therefore a physical object subject to deterministic laws, how can we have free will? If most of our thoughts and impulses are unconscious, how can we be morally responsible for what we do? If brains and bodies undergo relentless change, how can our identities be constant? The Problem of the Soul shows the way out of these paradoxes. Framing the conflict in terms of two dominant visions of the mind- the manifest image of humanistic philosophy and theology, and the scientific image- Owen Flanagan demonstrates that there is common ground, and that we need not give up our ideas of moral responsibility and personal freedom in order to have an empirically sound view of the human mind. This is a profoundly relevant work of philosophy for the common reader. Codice libro della libreria APC9780465024612

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 14,24
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Regno Unito a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

5.

Owen J. Flanagan
Editore: The Perseus Books Group (2003)
ISBN 10: 0465024610 ISBN 13: 9780465024612
Nuovi Quantità: > 20
Print on Demand
Da
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro The Perseus Books Group, 2003. PAP. Condizione libro: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Codice libro della libreria IQ-9780465024612

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 8,85
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 9,84
Da: U.S.A. a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

6.

Flanagan Owen
Editore: Perseus Books Group
ISBN 10: 0465024610 ISBN 13: 9780465024612
Nuovi Quantità: 1
Da
Majestic Books
(London, ,, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Perseus Books Group. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria 8151591

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 14,62
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 4,56
Da: Regno Unito a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

7.

Flanagan, Owen J.
ISBN 10: 0465024610 ISBN 13: 9780465024612
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: > 20
Print on Demand
Da
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Paperback. Condizione libro: New. This item is printed on demand. Item doesn't include CD/DVD. Codice libro della libreria 1739502

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 9,62
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 10,69
Da: U.S.A. a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

8.

Owen J. Flanagan
Editore: The Perseus Books Group (2003)
ISBN 10: 0465024610 ISBN 13: 9780465024612
Nuovi Quantità: > 20
Print on Demand
Da
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro The Perseus Books Group, 2003. PAP. Condizione libro: New. New Book. Delivered from our UK warehouse in 3 to 5 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Codice libro della libreria IQ-9780465024612

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 10,21
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 11,14
Da: Regno Unito a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

9.

Owen Flanagan
Editore: Basic Books
ISBN 10: 0465024610 ISBN 13: 9780465024612
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 20
Print on Demand
Da
BuySomeBooks
(Las Vegas, NV, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Basic Books. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. This item is printed on demand. Paperback. 384 pages. Science has always created problems for traditional ways of seeing things, but now the very attributes that make us human--free will, the permanence of personal identity, the existence of the soul--are threatened by the science of the mind. If the mind is the brain, and therefore a physical object subject to deterministic laws, how can we have free will If most of our thoughts and impulses are unconscious, how can we be morally responsible for what we do If brains and bodies undergo relentless change, how can our identities be constant The Problem of the Soul shows the way out of these paradoxes. Framing the conflict in terms of two dominant visions of the mind--the manifest image of humanistic philosophy and theology, and the scientific image--Owen Flanagan demonstrates that there is common ground, and that we need not give up our ideas of moral responsibility and personal freedom in order to have an empirically sound view of the human mind. This is a profoundly relevant work of philosophy for the common reader. This item ships from La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Codice libro della libreria 9780465024612

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 11,78
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 11,09
Da: U.S.A. a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

10.

Owen Flanagan
Editore: Basic Books (2003)
ISBN 10: 0465024610 ISBN 13: 9780465024612
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 10
Da
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Basic Books, 2003. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria INGM9780465024612

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 14,01
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 11,98
Da: U.S.A. a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

Vedi altre copie di questo libro

Vedi tutti i risultati per questo libro