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Naturalism and the human condition : against scientism

Author: Frederick A Olafson
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A compelling account of why naturalism, or the 'scientific world-view' cannot provide a full account of who and what we are as human beings. Drawing on sources including Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, Husserl and Sartre.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Olafson, Frederick A.
Naturalism and the human condition.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2001
(DLC) 2001019301
(OCoLC)46364660
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick A Olafson
ISBN: 0203164776 9780203164778 9786610054282 6610054282
OCLC Number: 56366119
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 115 pages)
Contents: Book Cover; Title; Contents; Preface; Naturalism in historical perspective; Naturalism, dualism, and the natural attitude; The rejection of the given and the eclipse of presence; The substitution of language for presence: or words as things; What does the brain do?; Human being as the place of truth; Conclusion; Notes; Index.
Responsibility: Frederick A. Olafson.

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A compelling account of why naturalism, or the 'scientific world-view' cannot provide a full account of who and what we are as human beings. Drawing on sources including Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, Husserl and Sartre.

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