Death of the Soul: From Descartes to the Computer

Barrett, William

Published by Anchor Press, 1986
ISBN 10: 038515965X / ISBN 13: 9780385159654
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Title: Death of the Soul: From Descartes to the ...

Publisher: Anchor Press

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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top edge a little foxed [as are some edges of the jacket] else very good eiwht d.j. A presentation copy, signed by Barrett. Bookseller Inventory # 62949

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Synopsis: The author examines the diminishing place of the spirit in philosophical thought from Descartes to the present day, and demonstrates that the ever more pervasive influence of scientific materialism seriously compromises our ability to form an adequate idea of the conscious mind.

From the Publisher: Barrett's newest study explores philosophy's most fundamental question: Does the human soul exist? Tracing the relationship of philosophy to the scientific and spiritual worlds, this book illuminates the ever-widening gap between theory and life and explains why the soul seems so unimportant to today's technocratic intellectuals.

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