The Rise and Fall of Soul and Self: An Intellectual History of Personal Identity

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Raymond Martin and John Barresi trace the development of Western ideas about personal identity and reveal the larger intellectual trends, controversies, and ideas that have revolutionized the way we think about ourselves. They begin with ancient Greece, where the ideas of Plato, Aristotle, and the materialistic atomists laid the groundwork for future theories. They then discuss the ideas of the church fathers and medieval and Renaissance philosophers, including St. Paul, Origen, Augustine, Aquinas, and Montaigne. In their ...

Rise and Fall of Soul and Self: An Intellectual History of Personal Identity 2008, Perseus (for Columbia University Press), New York

ISBN-13: 9780231137454

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The Rise and Fall of Soul and Self: An Intellectual History of Personal Identity 2006, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231137447

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