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Mind and Cosmos: Why the Materialist Neo-Darwinian Conception of Nature is ...

Thomas Nagel - Philosophy - 2012 - 130 pages
The modern materialist approach to life has conspicuously failed to explain such central mind-related features of our world as consciousness, intentionality, meaning, and value ...
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Concealment and Exposure: And Other Essays

Thomas Nagel - Philosophy - 2004 - 256 pages
Thomas Nagel is widely recognized as one of the top American philosophers working today. Reflecting the diversity of his many philosophical preoccupations, this volume is a ...
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Other Minds: Critical Essays 1969-1994

Thomas Nagel - Philosophy - 1995 - 240 pages
Over the past twenty-five years, Thomas Nagel has played a major role in the philosophico-biological debate on subjectivity and consciousness. This extensive collection of ...
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Equality and Partiality

Thomas Nagel - Philosophy - 1995 - 208 pages
Derived from Thomas Nagel's Locke Lectures, Equality and Partiality proposes a nonutopian account of political legitimacy, based on the need to accommodate both personal and ...
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The View From Nowhere

Thomas Nagel - Foreign Language Study - 1989 - 244 pages
Discusses the mind-body problem, knowledge, personal identity, free will, ethics, death, reality, values, and the meaning of life.
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Mortal Questions

Thomas Nagel - Philosophy - 2012
Thomas Nagel's Mortal Questions explores some fundamental issues concerning the meaning, nature and value of human life. Questions about our attitudes to death, sexual ...
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The Possibility of Altruism

Thomas Nagel - Philosophy - 1978 - 148 pages
Just as there are rational requirements on thought, there are rational requirements on action. This book defends a conception of ethics, and a related conception of human ...
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A Brief Inquiry Into the Meaning of Sin and Faith

John Rawls, Thomas Nagel - Philosophy - 2009 - 275 pages
John Rawls never published anything about his own religious beliefs, but after his death two texts were discovered which shed extraordinary light on the subject. A Brief ...
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The Last Word

Thomas Nagel - Philosophy - 1997 - 147 pages
"...[a] subtle, compact, and forceful book.... is a work of philosophical reflection...a significant contribution to the culture wars of our time."--New York Review of Books ...
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