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Absence of mind : the dispelling of inwardness from the modern myth of the self

Author: Marilynne Robinson
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this ambitious book, acclaimed writer Marilynne Robinson applies her astute intellect to some of the most vexing topics in the history of human thought: science, religion, and consciousness. Absence of Mind challenges postmodern atheists who crusade against religion under the banner of science.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marilynne Robinson
ISBN: 0300171471 9780300171471
OCLC Number: 742007978
Description: 158 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction --
On human nature --
The strange history of altruism --
The Freudian self --
Thinking again.
Responsibility: Marilynne Robinson.

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