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Title Tanner lectures on human values. Vol. 20 / Grethe B. Peterson, editor
Published Salt Lake City : University of Utah press, 1999
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Description 1 online resource (x, 360 pages) : illustrations
Contents The Origin of Satan in Christian Traditions / Elaine Pagels 1 -- The End of the Ancient Other World: Death and Afterlife between Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages / Peter Brown 19 -- Ideas of Power: China's Empire in the Eighteenth Century and Today / Jonathan D. Spence 87 -- The Lives of Animals / J.M. Coetzee 111 -- Exploring the Minded Brain / Antonio R. Damasio 167 -- The Direction of European History / Timothy Garton Ash 189 -- Culture and Society in Plato's Republic / M.F. Burnyeat 215 -- The Idol of Stability / Stephen Toulmin 325 -- Experience and Its Moral Modes: Culture, Human Conditions, and Disorder / Arthur Kleinman 355 -- The Tanner Lecturers 421
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Adaptation (Biology) -- Philosophy.
Ecology -- Philosophy.
Euthenics -- Philosophy.
Nature and nurture -- Philosophy.
Form Electronic book
Author Peterson, Grethe B
ISBN 0585305498 (electronic bk)
9780585305493 (electronic bk)