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The Human Person

  • By David Braine

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A philosophical work that addresses the validity of the question: What is it for the human being to be an animal, and for this animal to be a spirit? Braine argues that the perspectives of materialism and dualism are different casts of the same flawed mold and offers a holistic alternative. Braine further argues that perception is inseparable from behavior and that the human propensity to produce language separates us from other animals. Culminating in a discussion of the meaning of death, this is rich and passionate philosophical argument for the human being as animal and soul. David Braine (1940-2017) was educated at Magdalen College, Oxford. From 1965-89 he was a Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Aberdeen He was awarded a Gifford Fellowship from 1982-1988. Following complications after his spinal injury of 1977, he took medical retirement in 1989, becoming Honorary Lecturer 1989-2002, and Honorary Research Fellow in 2002.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9781532672415
    • Manufacturer: Wipf & Stock Publ
    • ISBN 13: 9781532672415
    • Publication Date: 07/01/2019
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: David Braine
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