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The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature

Steven Pinker - Psychology - 2003 - 509 pages
In a study of the nature versus nurture debate, one of the world's foremost experts on language and the mind explores the modern self-denial of our basic human natures.
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The Fragility of Goodness: Luck and Ethics in Greek Tragedy and ..., Part 2

Martha C. Nussbaum - Philosophy - 2001 - 544 pages
This book is a study of ancient views about "moral luck." It examines the fundamental ethical problem that many of the valued constituents of a well-lived life are vulnerable ...
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Timothy Williamson - Philosophy - 1994 - 325 pages
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Information Flow: The Logic of Distributed Systems

Jon Barwise, Jerry Seligman - Computers - 1997 - 274 pages
Information is a central topic in computer science, cognitive science, and philosophy. In spite of its importance in the "information age," there is no consensus on what ...
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Elbow Room: The Varieties of Free Will Worth Wanting

Daniel Clement Dennett - Free will and determinism - 1984 - 200 pages
Anyone who has wondered if free will is just an illusion or has asked 'could I have chosen otherwise?' after performing some rash deed will find this book an absorbing ...
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The Paradox of Self-consciousness

José Luis Bermúdez - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 338 pages
In this book, José Luis Bermúdez addesses two fundamental problems in the philosophy and psychology of self-consciousness: (1) Can we provide a noncircular account of fully ...
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