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The Search for Certainty

Author: Wilford W Spradlin; Patricia B Porterfield
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer New York, 1984.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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We are now, with the aid of tech- nology, able to bring together both ancient and new patterns of thought and to observe the emergence of a kaleidoscopic world view that is uniting the once dissonant  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wilford W Spradlin; Patricia B Porterfield
ISBN: 9781461252122 1461252121 9780387908892 0387908897
OCLC Number: 858879981
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1. The Birth of Certainty --
Civilization and Its Concepts --
Language and the Concept of Self --
Construction of the Word World --
The Anthropomorphic World of Words --
2. Spirits and Gods --
3. Christian Concepts --
4. Self, Soul, and Psyche --
The Mechanical World of Form and Function --
5. Knowledge in Numbers --
6. Living Machines --
The Relative World of Process --
7. The Return of Uncertainty --
8. The Emergence of I --
Conclusion --
9. The Death of Certainty.
Responsibility: by Wilford W. Spradlin, Patricia B. Porterfield.

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