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The human being in contemporary philosophical conceptions

International Conference "Human Being in Contemporary Philosophical Conceptions" (4th 2007 Volgograd State University)

The human being in contemporary philosophical conceptions

by International Conference "Human Being in Contemporary Philosophical Conceptions" (4th 2007 Volgograd State University)

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Published by Cambridge Scholars Pub. in Newcastle upon Tyne .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [319]-336) and index.

Statementedited by Nikolay Omelchenko
ContributionsOmelʹchenko, N. V. (Nikolaĭ Viktorovich)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBD450 .I547 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 346 p. ;
Number of Pages346
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24380486M
ISBN 101443801437
ISBN 109781443801430
LC Control Number2009396222

In modern philosophy, Immanuel Kant introduced a new term, transcendental, thus instituting a new, third his theory of knowledge, this concept is concerned with the condition of possibility of knowledge itself. He also opposed the term transcendental to the term transcendent, the latter meaning "that which goes beyond" (transcends) any possible knowledge of a human being. Philosophical conceptions of the self: implications for cognitive science. On this view, a human being consists of a series of such transient selves, each one lasting only as long as a unique period of experience lasts, coming into existence and going out of existence, without continuity. The narrative theory of self is a contemporary Cited by:

The philosophy of the human person started when the methods of philosophy were applied to find answers regarding the questions and mysteries of human existence. The human person who is formerly and presently the inquiring subject, become simultaneously the inquired object. In spirituality, and especially nondual, mystical and eastern meditative traditions, the human being is often conceived as being in the illusion of individual existence, and .

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