A noted philosopher ponders the issues of personal identity, consciousness, freedom, and value relating them to the fundamental distinction between individual human experience and objective, external reality
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Thomas Nagel's Mortal Questions explores some fundamental issues concerning the meaning, nature and value of human life. This original and illuminating book aims at a form of understanding that is both theoretical and personal in its lively engagement with what are literally issues of life and death.Review:
'Thomas Nagel writes with all the clarity and all the plainness of style that analytical philosophers have always admired ... if anyone can seize and keep the general reader's attention, it must be Thomas Nagel with this book.' New Statesman
'... a fine achievement. Few professional philosophers have written so rationally and agreeably on such a variety of difficult and serious problems.' P. F. Strawson, New York Review of Books
'These essays ... convey to an interested non-philosopher a real sense of the excitement and significance of philosophical enquiry.' R. A. Duff, The Literary Review
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Descripción U.S.A.: Cambridge University Press, 1979. Soft cover. Estado de conservación: New. 2nd Edition. Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng. Nº de ref. de la librería 3F-30C
Descripción Cambridge University Press, 1979. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P110521294606