John Locke and Personal Identity: Immortality and Bodily Resurrection in 17th-Century Philosophy

John Locke and Personal Identity: Immortality and Bodily Resurrection in 17th-Century Philosophy

by K. Joanna S. Forstrom

Paperback

$42.95
View All Available Formats & Editions
Use Standard Shipping. For guaranteed delivery by December 24, use Express or Expedited Shipping.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441195586
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 12/29/2011
Series: Continuum Studies in British Philosophy , #103
Pages: 162
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.35(d)

About the Author

K. Joanna S. Forstrom is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Spring Hill College, Alabama, USA. She has a PhD in Philosophy from Washington University in St Louis, USA.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. John Locke and the Problem of Personal Identity: The Principium Individuationis, Personal Immortality, and Bodily Resurrection 2. On Separation and Immortality: Descartes and the Nature of the Soul 3. On Materialism and Immortality: Or Hobbes' Rejection of the Natural Argument for the Immortality of the Soul 4. Henry More and John Locke on the Dangers of Materialism: Immateriality, Immortality, Immorality, and Identity 5. Robert Boyle: On seeds, cannibalism, and the resurrection of the body 6. Locke's Theory of Personal Identity in its Context: A Reassessment of Classic Objections Bibliography

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews