Item description for Preserving the Person: A Look at the Human Sciences by C. Stephen Evans...
The human quest for self-understanding is ancient. It transcends the boundaries between ordinary folk and philosophers and it over- laps with many academic disciplines, including psychology, sociology, philosophy and theology. Actually, the quest is not essentially academic; it is a human quest, pursued by persons in every age. With this in mind, philosopher C. Stephen Evans takes a look at the human sciences and their contribution to this self-understanding. Evans first presents a basic problem in these sciences today: the attack on the concept of personhood. He reviews the contemporary understanding of mind and brain: Is a person only a thinking machine or a programmed organism? Then he evaluates the impact of Auguste Comte, Sigmund Freud, J.B. Watson, B.F. Skinner and Emile Durkheim on what Evans terms ?
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Studio: Regent College Publishing
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.6" Width: 5.5" Height: 0.47" Weight: 0.55 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 1985
Publisher Regent College Publishing
ISBN 1573830267 ISBN13 9781573830263
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More About C. Stephen Evans
C. Stephen Evans is University Professor of Philosophy and Humanities at Baylor University.
C. Stephen Evans currently resides in the state of Minnesota. C. Stephen Evans has an academic affiliation as follows - University Professor of Philosophy and Humanities Baylor University Te.
C. Stephen Evans has published or released items in the following series...