The Resource The self beyond itself : an alternative history of ethics, the new brain sciences, and the myth of free will, Heidi M. Ravven, (electronic resource)

The self beyond itself : an alternative history of ethics, the new brain sciences, and the myth of free will, Heidi M. Ravven, (electronic resource)

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The self beyond itself : an alternative history of ethics, the new brain sciences, and the myth of free will
Title
The self beyond itself
Title remainder
an alternative history of ethics, the new brain sciences, and the myth of free will
Statement of responsibility
Heidi M. Ravven
Creator
Contributor
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A critique of 'free will' that draws on neuroscience, philosophy, and religion"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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1952-
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Ravven, Heidi M.
Index
index present
LC call number
BJ1012
LC item number
.R349 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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ebrary
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  • Ethics
  • Neurosciences
  • Free will and determinism
  • Ethics
  • Free will and determinism
  • Neurosciences
Label
The self beyond itself : an alternative history of ethics, the new brain sciences, and the myth of free will, Heidi M. Ravven, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Searching for ethics: how do people become good (and bad)? -- Moral lessons of the Holocaust about good and evil, perpetrators and rescuers -- The overwhelming power of the group and the situation -- What happened to ethics: the Augustinian legacy of free will -- Another modernity: the moral naturalism of Maimonides and Spinoza -- Surveying the field: how the new brain sciences are exploring how and why we are (and are not) ethical -- Beginning again: the blessing and curse of neuroplasticity: interpretation (almost) all the way down -- The self in itself: what we can learn from the new brain sciences about our sense of self, self-protection, and self-furthering -- The self beyond itself: the "we that is I" and the "I that is we" -- What is ethics? how does moral agency work?
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781595588005
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)841414043
  • (OCoLC)ocn841414043
Label
The self beyond itself : an alternative history of ethics, the new brain sciences, and the myth of free will, Heidi M. Ravven, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Searching for ethics: how do people become good (and bad)? -- Moral lessons of the Holocaust about good and evil, perpetrators and rescuers -- The overwhelming power of the group and the situation -- What happened to ethics: the Augustinian legacy of free will -- Another modernity: the moral naturalism of Maimonides and Spinoza -- Surveying the field: how the new brain sciences are exploring how and why we are (and are not) ethical -- Beginning again: the blessing and curse of neuroplasticity: interpretation (almost) all the way down -- The self in itself: what we can learn from the new brain sciences about our sense of self, self-protection, and self-furthering -- The self beyond itself: the "we that is I" and the "I that is we" -- What is ethics? how does moral agency work?
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781595588005
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)841414043
  • (OCoLC)ocn841414043

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