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Invariances : the structure of the objective world

Author: Robert Nozick
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2001.
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Robert Nozick presents bold philosophical theories that take account of scientific advances in physics, evolutionary biology, economics and cognitive neuroscience, and casts contemporary cultural controversies in a new light.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Nozick
ISBN: 0674006313 9780674006317 0674012453 9780674012455
OCLC Number: 46777556
Description: x, 416 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: I. The structure of the objective world. 1. Truth and relativism --
2. Invariance and objectivity --
3. Necessity and contingency --
II. The human world as part of the objective world. 4. The realm of consciousness --
5. The genealogy of ethics.
Responsibility: Robert Nozick.

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