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Burton F Porter
|Description:||xi, 448 p. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Part I: The Concept of Self. Personal Identity as Essentially Internal. The Duality of Mind and Body. Identity as Socially Defined. Defining Oneself Through Commitment. Part II: The Problem of Evil. Human Suffering as Incompatible with God's Goodness. Divine Justification in the Ultimate Design. Evil as a Reality to Be Overcome. The Inhumanity of Humanity. Part III: Free Will and Determinism. The Predeterminism of Destiny. Economic and Material Factors as Determinants. Psychological Factors and Human Control. The Affirmation of Free Will. Part IV: Ethical Ideals: The Good Life. Pursuing Happiness or Following Principles. Dedication to God. Part V: The Nature of Reality. Naturalism. Spiritualism. Existentialism.|
|Responsibility:||Burton F. Porter.|