From soul to self [electronic resource] / edited by M. James C. Crabbe.
- London ; New York : Routledge, 2001.
1 online resource (169 p.)
- Soul -- History of doctrines.
Self (Philosophy) -- History.
- Electronic books.
- From Soul to Self takes the reader on a fascinating journey through philosophy, theology, religious studies, and physiological sciences. Each of the essays, drawn from a number of different fields, focuses on the idea of the soul and of our sense of ourselves.A stellar line-up of authors explore the relationship between a variety of ideas that have arisen in philosophy, religion and science, each idea seeking to explain why we think that we as individuals are somehow distinct and unique.Contributors: Richard Sorabji, Anthony Kenny, Kallistos Ware, Peter Riviere, Gary Matthews,
- Front Cover; From Soul to Self; Copyright Page; Contents; List offigures; List of contributors; Preface; 1. Introduction: M. James C. Crabbe; 2. Soul and Self in ancient philosophy: Richard Sorabji; 3. Body, soul, and intellect in Aquinas: Anthony Kenny; 4. The soul in Greek Christianity: kallistos Ware; 5. Shamanism and the unconfined soul: Peter Rivière; 6. Augustine and Descartes on the souls of animals: Gary Matthews; 7. Soul, brain and mind:Susan Greenfield; 8. The Sense of the self: Galen Strawson; Select bibliography; Index
- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-154) and index.
- Crabbe, M. James C.
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