The Resource The early modern subject : self-consciousness and personal identity from Descartes to Hume, Udo Thiel, (electronic resource)

The early modern subject : self-consciousness and personal identity from Descartes to Hume, Udo Thiel, (electronic resource)

Label
The early modern subject : self-consciousness and personal identity from Descartes to Hume
Title
The early modern subject
Title remainder
self-consciousness and personal identity from Descartes to Hume
Statement of responsibility
Udo Thiel
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Early Modern Subject explores the understanding of self-consciousness and personal identity--two fundamental features of human subjectivity--as it developed in early modern philosophy. Udo Thiel presents a critical evaluation of these features as they were conceived in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. He explains the arguments of thinkers such as Descartes, Locke, Leibniz, Wolff, and Hume, as well as their early critics, followers, and other philosophicalcontemporaries, and situates them within their historical contexts. Interest in the issues of self-consciousness and personal id
Cataloging source
NCLN
Dewey number
126
Index
index present
LC call number
BD236
LC item number
.T45 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The early modern subject : self-consciousness and personal identity from Descartes to Hume, Udo Thiel, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [438]-470) and index
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  • net
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover; Contents; Introduction: aims and issues; I.1. The aims; I.2. The literature; I.3. The issues; I.3.1. Consciousness and self-consciousness; I.3.2. Individuation and identity; I.3.3. The person and personal identity; I.4. The general development; PART I . THE SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY BACKGROUND; 1. The ontological view of the self: Scholastic and Cartesian conceptions; 1.1. Descartes and the Cartesians on the person and the soul; 1.2. Descartes and the Cartesians on consciousness; 1.3. The trinity, human personality, and self-consciousness: the debate between Sherlock and South
Control code
000050260687
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 483 p.)
File format
unknown
Isbn
9780199542499
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b2786506x
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)827898910
  • oso0191617334

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