Consciousness and the Mind of God

Consciousness and the Mind of God

by Charles Taliaferro
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521461731

ISBN-13: 9780521461733

Pub. Date: 07/28/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Contemporary materialist accounts of consciousness and subjectivity challenge how we think of ourselves and of ultimate reality. This book defends a nonmaterialistic view of persons and subjectivity and the intelligibility of thinking of God as a nonphysical, spiritual reality. It endeavors to articulate in a related way the integral relationship between ourselves and…  See more details below

Overview

Contemporary materialist accounts of consciousness and subjectivity challenge how we think of ourselves and of ultimate reality. This book defends a nonmaterialistic view of persons and subjectivity and the intelligibility of thinking of God as a nonphysical, spiritual reality. It endeavors to articulate in a related way the integral relationship between ourselves and our material bodies and between God and the cosmos. Different versions of materialism are assessed, as are alternative, post-dualist concepts of God.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521461733
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2004
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Consciousness; 2. The material world; 3. Persons and bodies; 4. God and the world; 5. The omnipresence of God; 6. Integrative theism; Conclusion; Select bibliography.

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