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Absence of mind

Marilynne Robinson

Absence of mind

the dispelling of inwardness from the modern myth of the self

by Marilynne Robinson

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMarilynne Robinson
ContributionsDwight Harrington Terry Foundation
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL241 .R58 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 158 p. ;
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24379442M
ISBN 109780300145182
LC Control Number2009044020
OCLC/WorldCa449854000

  Absence of Mind. The Dispelling of Inwardness From the Modern Myth of the Self. Marilynne Robinson. Yale: pp., $ A few years ago, I noticed that an alarming number of acquaintances were.   "Absence of Mind" derives from the Dwight Harrington Terry lectures on "religion, in the light of science and philosophy." As Robinson tells us in her introduction, her book aims to "examine one side in the venerable controversy called the conflict between science and religion." In particular, she wants to question the kind of authority claimed.

  Absence of Mind is a technothriller and the second book by near-future science-fiction author H.C.H. Ritz. If you've enjoyed books like Daemon and FreedomTM by Daniel Suarez or Robopocalypse by Daniel H. Wilson, you'll love this exciting, fast-paced, and compelling : Grey Gecko Press, LLC. The greatest contribution of Absence of Mind comes in the book’s third chapter, “The Freudian Self,” in which Robinson recontextualizes Freud and his times in fascinating detail and with an extraordinary command of how Freud’s works interacted with the worldviews that surrounded and inspired his own. Her ultimate aim in this section is.   Absence of Mind is a slim but compelling volume."-Luke Coppen, Catholic Herald "This is a wonderful little book, full of wisdom, warmth and wit [Robinson] is able to apply her astute intellect, delicious sense of humour, incisive insight into human nature and down-to-earth philosophy of life."-Mark Patrick Hederman, Irish TimesAuthor: Marilynne Robinson.

  Absence of Mind, a small and fiercely concentrated book containing lectures given at Yale, will amply bear out that reaction. Absence of Mind by Marilynne Robinson. Through keen interpretations of language, emotion, science, and poetry, Absence of Mind restores human consciousness to its central place in the religion-science debate. About the Author Marilynne Robinson is the author of Gilead, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction; Home, winner of the Orange Prize for Fiction; and.   Originally delivered as the Terry Lectures at Yale, Absence of Mind explores society’s understanding of the human mind, tracing the recent history of the divide between faith and science, and its implication for our “estimate of human nature.” [callout title=Callout Title]“I believe it is only prudent to make a very high estimate of.


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