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Black, David M
Why things matter : the place of values in science, psychoanalysis and religion / David M. Black
Hove, East Sussex ; New York : Routledge, c2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  BF778 .B59 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Values
Psychoanalysis and philosophy
Philosophy and religion
Physical Description x, 202 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [180]-189) and index
Contents Introduction: science and values -- Consciousness: 'a fact without parallel' -- Value-free science?: Galileo and Darwin -- Sympathy as a capacity -- How religions work: a comparison with psychoanalysis -- The ownership of consciousness and the uniqueness of subjects -- Mapping a detour: why did Freud speak of a death drive? -- An outline of a 'contemplative position' -- Selves and no-selves -- The basis of responsible commitment

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