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What are we? : a study in personal ontology

Author: Eric T Olson
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series: Philosophy of mind series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Many discussions of personal identity frequently ignore the basic metaphysical nature of human people. 'What Are We?' explains the question's meaning, considers in detail the main possible answers to it, and suggests how the problem might be solved.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eric T Olson
ISBN: 9780195176421 0195176421
OCLC Number: 80361257
Description: ix, 250 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: The question --
Animals --
Constitution --
Brains --
Temporal parts --
Bundles --
Souls --
Nihilism --
What now?
Series Title: Philosophy of mind series.
Responsibility: Eric T. Olson.
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Discussions of personal identity frequently ignore the basic metaphysical nature of human people. What Are We? is the first general study of this important question. It explains the question's  Read more...

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For anyone who wants to understand the question "What are we?"- and who wants to see how to begin to answer that question in a principled way- there is no better guide than Olson's book. * Trenton Read more...

 
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