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Persons : human and divine

Author: Peter Van Inwagen; Dean W Zimmerman
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
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The nature of persons is a perennial topic of debate in philosophy, currently enjoying something of a revival. In this volume for the first time metaphysical debates about the nature of human persons are brought together with related debates in philosophy of religion and theology. Fifteen specially written essays explore idealist, dualist, and materialist views of persons, discuss specifically Christian conceptions  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Persons.
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2007296373
(OCoLC)72868025
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Van Inwagen; Dean W Zimmerman
ISBN: 9780191515415 0191515418 9780199277506 0199277508 9780199277513 0199277516 1281164739 9781281164735 9781429470865 1429470860 9786611164737 6611164731
OCLC Number: 139995022
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 380 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Contents; List of Contributors; Three Introductory Questions; I. Idealism; Ii. Dualism; Iii. Materialism; Iv. Embodiment And The Value Of Persons; V. Personhood In Christian Doctrine; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Peter van Inwagen and Dean Zimmerman.
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The nature of persons is a perennial topic of debate in philosophy. This volume brings together metaphysical debates about the nature of human persons with related debates in philosophy of religion  Read more...

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Pearsons: Human and Divine is well worth reading...Van Inwagen and Zimmerman have edited a timely book. * Benedikt Paul Goecke The Philosophical Quarterly * The metaphysical questions posed in this Read more...

 
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