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The Problem of Truth
by Herbert Wildon Carr - Dodge Publishing Co. , 1913
The problem of truth is a problem of philosophy. It is not a problem of merely historical interest, but a present problem -- a living controversy, the issue of which is undecided. Its present interest centre round the doctrine of pragmatism.
Consolation of Philosophy
by Boethius - E. Stock , 1897
A deep investigation into the nature of wisdom and the physical world. Making use of fiction and dialogue, Boethius takes the reader on a journey of philosophical inquiry and reflection that is as stimulating today as it was in the sixth century.
Thoughts are Things
by Prentice Mulford - Feedbooks , 1889
Prentice Mulford was instrumental in the founding of the popular philosophy, New Thought, along with other notable writers. Mulford's book, Thoughts are Things served as a guide to this new belief system and is still popular today.
The Computer Revolution in Philosophy: Philosophy, Science, and Models of Mind
by Aaron Sloman - The Harvester Press , 1978
Some parts of the book are dated whereas others are still relevant both to the scientific study of mind and to philosophical questions about the aims of science, the nature of theories and explanations, and to questions about the nature of mind.
Where are the Zombies?
by Kar Lee - Smashwords , 2010
Is there afterlife? What is the purpose of our existence? Can computers and robots be conscious, and wake up one day to ask this very same question? This book is an intriguing exploration on the nature of the conscious mind.
About What There Is: An Introduction to Contemporary Metaphysics
by T. Roy - California State University , 2009
Metaphysics is the study of certain very general and basic questions about what the world is like. Central to contemporary metaphysics are questions about what there is. These questions will be the focus of this introductory book.
Cosmic Consciousness: A Study in the Evolution of the Human Mind
by Richard Maurice Bucke - Innes & Sons , 1905
The basic point of this book is that the human race is slowly and sporadically advancing in consciousness to a higher state that will eventually lift the species above the fear, ignorance and brutality that have plagued mankind throughout history.
- Wikibooks , 2007
Everyone has his or her own view of the nature of consciousness. The intention of this book is to expand this view by providing an insight into the various ideas and beliefs on the subject as well as a review of current work in neuroscience.
How We Think
by John Dewey - D. C. Heath & Co. , 1910
A classic book about thinking. Dewey studies thought from the psychological and philosophical points of view and derives practical ideas for education. Useful book whether you are a student, teacher, or just interested in the world around you.
The Analysis of Mind
by Bertrand Russell - Pennsylvania State University , 2001
One of Russell's most important and interesting books which reconciles the materialistic tendency of psychology with the anti-materialistic tendency of physics. The author unfolds his ideas on consciousness, instinct and habit, desire and feeling.
Freud and his Critics
by Paul Robinson - University of California Press , 1993
In a witty, densely argued critique, Robinson levels the accusations of prominent anti-Freudians Frank Sulloway, Jeffrey Masson and Adolf Grunbaum. Robinson does an excellent job of explaining his opponents' arguments as well as his own.
Beyond Good and Evil
by Friedrich Nietzsche , 1913
Essential text for anyone interested in the development of recent thought. Nietzsche calls upon the philosophers to leave traditional morality behind and to move beyond good and evil in a more fulfilling attempt to affirm the potential of human life.
Reading for Philosophical Inquiry: A Brief Introduction to Philosophical Thinking
by Lee Archie, John G. Archie , 2004
Introduction to philosophical thinking, with chosen essays: the philosophy of life, the philosophy of religion, ethics, and metaphysics and theory of knowledge. The readings illustrate the interrelations between these areas of philosophy.