Mortal Questions

Mortal Questions

by Thomas Nagel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521406765

ISBN-13: 9780521406765

Pub. Date: 05/28/1991

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Questions about our attitudes towards death, sexual behavior, social inequality, war and political power progress to more obviously philosophical problems regarding personal identity, consciousness, freedom and value.  See more details below

Overview

Questions about our attitudes towards death, sexual behavior, social inequality, war and political power progress to more obviously philosophical problems regarding personal identity, consciousness, freedom and value.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521406765
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/1991
Series:
Canto Series
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
213
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Sources; 1. Death; 2. The absurd; 3. Moral luck; 4. Sexual perversion; 5. War and massacre; 6. Ruthlessness in public life; 7. The policy of preference; 8. Equality; 9. The fragmentation of value; 10. Ethics without biology; 11. Brain bisection and the unity of consciousness; 12. What is it like to be a bat?; 13. Panpsychism; 14. Subjective and objective; Index.

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