Human Nature: The Categorial Framework (BOK)

P. M. S. Hacker

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This major study examines the most fundamental categories in terms of which we conceive of ourselves, critically surveying the concepts of substance, causation, agency, teleology, rationality, mind, body and person, and elaborating the conceptual fields in which they are embedded. The culmination of 40 years of thought on the philosophy of mind and the nature of the mankind Written by one of the world's leading philosophers, the co-author of the monumental 4 volume Analytical Commentary on the Philosophical Investigations (Blackwell Publishing, 1980-2004) Uses broad categories, such as substance, causation, agency and power to examine how we think about ourselves and our nature Platonic and Aristotelian conceptions of human nature are sketched and contrasted Individual chapters clarify and provide an historical overview of a specific concept, then link the concept to ideas contained in other chapters

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2010 Forfatter P. M. S. Hacker
Forlag
BLACKWELL PUBLISHERS
ISBN 9781444332483
Antall sider 340 Dimensjoner 15,4cm x 22,7cm x 1,9cm
Vekt 504 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Social & political philosophy, Philosophy of mind