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|Science And Souls.doc|
Is Science Killing the Soul? (Who Am I? 5) A debate on how modern science casts light on issues of personal identity, self and the soul between Richard Dawkins (The God Delusion) and Stephen Pinker (E
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Personal Identity (Who Am I? 3) A lengthy, academic but interesting paper if you want to go into this topic in more detail. Lots of references.
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|Nature v Nurture.doc|
Nature v Nurture (Who Am I? 2) Two articles giving a fairly light and easily read overview of the Nature/Nurture debate in Psychology.
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|Illusion of Self.doc|
The Illusion of Self (Who Am I? 1) Two articles giving a reasonably readable account of why science and philosophy might come to the conclusion that the idea of 'I' or 'self' is an illusion, perhaps t
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|Ghosts In The Machine.doc|
The Ghost in the Machine (Who Am I? 4) Papers discussing Gilbert Ryle's argument that 'mind' is simply an integrative concept associated with our material existence. Also a paper discussing how people
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