By Stewart Goetz,Charles Taliaferro
- Packed with arguments for and opposed to a number of various, traditionally major philosophies of the soul
- Addresses the basic concerns, together with mind-body interplay, the causal closure of the actual global, and the philosophical implications of the mind sciences for the soul's lifestyles
- Includes assurance of theories from key figures, resembling Plato, Aquinas, Locke, Hume, and Descartes
- Unique in combining the historical past of principles and the advance of a strong case for a non-reductionist, non-materialist account of the soul
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A Brief History of the Soul by Stewart Goetz,Charles Taliaferro