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Absence of mind

Marilynne Robinson

Absence of mind

the dispelling of inwardness from the modern myth of the self

by Marilynne Robinson

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion and science,
  • Philosophy, Modern,
  • Thought and thinking

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMarilynne Robinson.
    ContributionsDwight Harrington Terry Foundation.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL241 .R58 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23935868M
    ISBN 109780300145182
    LC Control Number2009044020
    OCLC/WorldCa449854000

      Absence of Mind. The Dispelling of Inwardness From the Modern Myth of the Self. Marilynne Robinson. Yale: pp., $ A few years ago, I noticed that an alarming number of acquaintances were.   "Absence of Mind" derives from the Dwight Harrington Terry lectures on "religion, in the light of science and philosophy." As Robinson tells us in her introduction, her book aims to "examine one side in the venerable controversy called the conflict between science and religion." In particular, she wants to question the kind of authority claimed.

      Absence of Mind is a technothriller and the second book by near-future science-fiction author H.C.H. Ritz. If you've enjoyed books like Daemon and FreedomTM by Daniel Suarez or Robopocalypse by Daniel H. Wilson, you'll love this exciting, fast-paced, and compelling : Grey Gecko Press, LLC. The greatest contribution of Absence of Mind comes in the book’s third chapter, “The Freudian Self,” in which Robinson recontextualizes Freud and his times in fascinating detail and with an extraordinary command of how Freud’s works interacted with the worldviews that surrounded and inspired his own. Her ultimate aim in this section is.

      Absence of Mind is a slim but compelling volume."-Luke Coppen, Catholic Herald "This is a wonderful little book, full of wisdom, warmth and wit [Robinson] is able to apply her astute intellect, delicious sense of humour, incisive insight into human nature and down-to-earth philosophy of life."-Mark Patrick Hederman, Irish TimesAuthor: Marilynne Robinson.   Absence of Mind, a small and fiercely concentrated book containing lectures given at Yale, will amply bear out that reaction. Absence of Mind by Marilynne Robinson.


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