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Rethinking human nature

a Christian materialist alternative to the soul

by Corcoran, Kevin

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Published by Baker Academic in Grand Rapids, MI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophical anthropology.,
  • Man (Christian theology),
  • Christianity -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKevin J. Corcoran.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD450 .C635 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3420216M
    ISBN 100801027802
    ISBN 109780801027802
    LC Control Number2005037188

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    A Treatise of Human Nature (–40) is a book by Scottish philosopher David Hume, considered by many to be Hume's most important work and one of the most influential works in the history of philosophy. The Treatise is a classic statement of philosophical empiricism, skepticism, and the introduction Hume presents the idea of placing all science and philosophy on Author: David Hume. Get this from a library! Uncommon ground: rethinking the human place in nature. [William Cronon;] -- Nature: the wilderness that environmentalists try to protect from industrial despoliation; the spectacular national parks where people seek .


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Kevin Corcoran's work Rethinking Human Nature: A Christian Materialist Alternative to the Human Soul is pages long and published by Baker Publishing Group. All references below will be from Corcoran's study. Corcoran presents a "Christian materialist" alternative to commonly held beliefs about human nature and the by: 5.

Rethinking Human Nature is a multi-authored collection of essays exploring how reconciliation might be achieved from multiple Rethinking human nature book — scientific, archaeological, philosophical, theological.

The essays are insightful yet eminently : Paperback. Rethinking Human Nature is for a wide audience [Corcoran] uses a flowing prose style that relies on thought experiments and analogies This book has its strengths in being quite readable and in providing a faithful materialist anthropology for Christians.

In Rethinking Human Nature an international team of scientists, historians, philosophers, and theologians presents both the wisdom of the past and the cutting edge of current scientific research to explore answers to this question.

Their discussions -- examining our brains, our genes, our ancestors, our societies, and more -- lead to a richer Reviews: 1. This book will be useful for provoking class discussion in a fresh way, especially in theological anthropology, philosophy of religion, and ethics courses.

Rethinking Human Nature () by Kevin J. CorcoranPages:   The issue of personal identity is a large component of Kevin J. Corcoran’s Rethinking Human Nature: A Christian Materialists Alternative to the Soul.

In this thin, but highly-ambitious text, Corcoran offers an intriguing look at human nature, challenging the traditional Christian understanding of a human being as a composition of body and soul.

Rethinking Human Nature is a multi-authored collection of essays exploring how reconciliation might be achieved from multiple perspectives — scientific, archaeological, philosophical, theological.

The essays are insightful yet eminently readable. Book Review Rethinking Human Nature: A Christian Materialist Alternative to the Soul by Kevin J. Corcoran. FDTL Iss Kevin J. Corcoran begins what is a philosophical book with a very personal reflection: “In I lost my father to cancer,” Corcoran recalls.

Rethinking Human Nature offers a fascinating look at what it means to be human by defending the "constitutional view"--which suggests we are constituted by our bodies without being identical this book connects the theology and philosophy of human nature with the moral conundrums that confront us at the margins of life.

Buy the eBook. List PriceBrand: Baker Publishing Group. Rethinking Human Nature A ChristiAn MAteriAlist AlternAtive to the soul Kevin J. Corcoran K 3 3 2/15/06 AM Kevin J. In Cronon edited a collected series of essays published under the title Uncommon Ground: Rethinking the Human Place in Nature, which strongly criticized the Environmental Movement for aspects of its worldview drawn from a misplaced emphasis /5.

It is worth noting that after an outcry from environmentalists after the first publication, Cronon changed the book's subtitle from, Toward Reinventing Nature, to Rethinking the Human Place in Nature.

In his introduction, Cronon cites the example of one of the Haraway proposed objects brought to seminar by environmental historian Richard White/5(13). This book is about naturalness in general – about why the idea of naturalness has been abandoned in modern academic discourse, why it is important to explicitly re-establish some meaning for the concept and what that meaning ought to be.

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A controversial, timely reassessment of the environmentalist agenda by outstanding historians, scientists, and critics. In a lead essay that powerfully states the broad argument of the book, William Cronon writes that the environmentalist goal of wilderness preservation is Brand: Norton, W.

& Company, Inc. The conventional view of human nature is that self-interest is our strongest instinct. In this narrative, every action and decision that Homo economicus makes—the choice of a mate, what work to pursue, whom to befriend—is ultimately driven by self-interest.

Even child rearing is merely a way to propagate one’s genes. The book shows how nature is today the focus of numerous debates, calling for an approach which goes beyond the merely technical or scientific.

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Book, Print in English rethinking the human place in nature William Cronon, editor. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., pages: illustrations map ; 24 cm Together, they point toward new environmental values that affirm a responsible human place in nature.

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