Mind, Self and Person

2016.04.24 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Anthony O'Hear, Mind, Self and Person, Cambridge University Press, 2015, 330pp., $39.00 (pbk), ISBN 9781107545663. Reviewed
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2016.04.24 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Anthony O'Hear, Mind, Self and Person, Cambridge University Press, 2015, 330pp., $39.00 (pbk), ISBN 9781107545663. Reviewed by Kristina Musholt, Leipzig University This volume brings together fourteen essays by distinguished scholars on questions relating to the mind, to the self, and to personhood. The papers are based on the lectures given in the Royal Institute of Philosophy's London Lecture series in 2013-14. The large majority of them cover original material; some are adaptations or extensions of previously published work, while one is a précis of a recent monograph. The papers are generally of a very high quality, as can be expected given the choice of contributors. In terms of topics covered, it is interesting to note how many of the papers deal with the metaphysics of the self and personal identity, and with the traditional mind-body problem. It is striking that several of the contributions. . .

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