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Persons and immortality

Author: Kenneth A Bryson
Publisher: Amsterdam : Rodopi, 1999.
Series: Value inquiry book series, 77.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book casts the argument for personal immortality into new light as the outcome of systems processes rather than human nature. Personal immortality is the output of becoming human rather than of being human. If this is the case, then God must be seen to enter into personal relationships with us: a view that current science supports."--Jacket.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth A Bryson
ISBN: 9042004851 9789042004856
OCLC Number: 41222000
Description: xiii, 208 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Editorial Foreword. Preface. Acknowledgment. Introduction. ONE Personal Identity. TWO The No-Person View. THREE The Existentialists. FOUR Persons Exist in Relationships. FIVE Persons as Correlates of Good and Evil. SIX Persons as Correlates of Others. SEVEN Persons as Correlates of Being's Unconcealment. EIGHT Persons as Correlates of God. NINE Framing Reality: Knowledge and Beliefs. TEN Descartes and Meyerson. ELEVEN The Technocratic Mentality. TWELVE Persons and Morality. THIRTEEN The Science, Technology, Society Movement. FOURTEEN A New Paradigm: The Merger of Science and Religion. FIFTEEN A Possible Eschatology. Works Cited. About the Author. Index.
Series Title: Value inquiry book series, 77.
Responsibility: Kenneth A. Bryson.

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