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Author Robinson, Marilynne.

Title Absence of mind : the dispelling of inwardness from the modern myth of the self / Marilynne Robinson
Published New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, [2010]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  201.65 Rob/Aom  AVAILABLE
Description xviii, 158 pages ; 21 cm
regular print
Series Terry lecture series
Terry lectures.
Contents Contents: Introduction -- On human nature -- The strange history of altruism -- The Freudian self -- Thinking again
Summary Explores the tension between science and religion and reveals how our concept of mind determines how we understand and value human nature and human civilization
Analysis Philosophy, Modern
Philosophy, Modern - 21st century
Religion and science
Religion and science - 21st century
Thought and thinking
Notes Essays from the lectures delivered at Yale University, the Dwight Harrington Terry Foundation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Consciousness.
Mind and body.
Philosophy, Modern.
Religion and science.
Self (Philosophy)
Thought and thinking.
Author Dwight Harrington Terry Foundation.
LC no. 2009044020
ISBN 0300145187 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780300145182 (cloth : alk. paper)