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Mind and Cosmos: Why the Materialist Neo-Darwinian Conception of Nature is Almost Certainly False

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In Mind and Cosmos Thomas Nagel argues that the widely accepted world view of materialist naturalism is untenable. The mind-body problem cannot be confined to the relation between animal minds and animal bodies. If materialism cannot accommodate consciousness and…
The View From Nowhere
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|February 1, 1989

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Human beings have the unique ability to view the world in a detached way: We can think about the world in terms that transcend our own experience or interest, and consider the world from a vantage point that is, in Nagel's words, "nowhere in particular". At the…
The Last Word
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|October 15, 2001

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In The Last Word, Thomas Nagel, a leading philosopher and Professor of Law, presents a sustained defense of reason against the attacks of subjectivism, delivering systematic rebuttals against its many relativistic claims in the fields of language, logic, ethics,…
Mortal Questions
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|March 26, 2012

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Thomas Nagel's Mortal Questions explores some fundamental issues concerning the meaning, nature and value of human life. Questions about our attitudes to death, sexual behaviour, social inequality, war and political power are shown to lead to more obviously…
What Does It All Mean?: A Very Short Introduction to Philosophy

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In this cogent and accessible introduction to philosophy, the distinguished author of Mortal Questions and The View From Nowhere sets forth the central problems of philosophical inquiry for the beginning student. Arguing that the best way to learn about…
The Possibility of Altruism
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|March 21, 1979

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Just as there are rational requirements on thought, there are rational requirements on action. This book defends a conception of ethics, and a related conception of human nature, according to which altruism is included among the basic rational requirements on…
The Myth of Ownership: Taxes and Justice
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|November 3, 2004

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In a capitalist economy, taxes are the most important instrument by which the political system puts into practice a conception of economic and distributive justice. Taxes arouse strong passions, fueled not only by conflicts of economic self-interest, but by…
Models Of Thermochemical Heat Storage
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|February 1, 2018

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Thermochemical gas-solid reactions, as well as adsorption processes, are currently of significant interest for the design of heat storage systems. This book provides detailed models of these reactions and processes that account for heat and mass transport,…
Qu'est-ce que tout cela veut dire?: Une très brève introduction à la philosophie

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« Ce livre est une brève introduction à la philosophie destinée à ceux qui n'ont pas la moindre connaissance du sujet. D'habitude, dans les pays anglophones, c'est à l'université seulement que l'on étudie la philosophie, et je suppose que la plupart de mes…
Secular Philosophy and the Religious Temperament: Essays 2002-2008
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|January 1, 2010

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This volume collects recent essays and reviews by Thomas Nagel in three subject areas. The first section, including the title essay, is concerned with religious belief and some of the philosophical questions connected with it, such as the relation between…
Other Minds: Critical Essays 1969-1994
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|September 1, 1999

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Over the past twenty-five years, Thomas Nagel has played a major role in the philosophico-biological debate on subjectivity and consciousness. This extensive collection of published essays and reviews offers Nagel's opinionated views on the philosophy of mind,…
Thermo-hydro-mechanical-chemical Processes In Fractured Porous Media: Modelling And Benchmarking…

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The book comprises the 3rd collection of benchmarks and examples for porous and fractured media mechanics. Analysis of thermo-hydro-mechanical-chemical (THMC) processes is essential to a wide area of applications in environmental engineering, such as…
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