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Immortality and the modern mind.

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Harvard University Press , Cambridge
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SeriesThe Ingersoll lecture,, 1922
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LC ClassificationsBT921 .L15
The Physical Object
Pagination51 p.
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Open LibraryOL6644546M
LC Control Number22011187
OCLC/WorldCa1047918

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The Ingersoll Lectures, Immortality and the Modern Mind. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lake, Kirsopp, Immortality and the modern mind. Cambridge, Harvard University Press, (OCoLC) Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University. In this lecture, Lake provides a condensed history of how humanity has regarded the condition of the soul. He discusses ideas of eternal life, mysticism, individuality, reality, pleasure, and.

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Frontmatter Pages i-vi. Download PDF. Free Access; THE INGERSOLL LECTURESHIP. Pages vii-X. Get Access to Full Text. IMMORTALITY AND THE MODERN MIND. The idea of immortality is so captivating that modern science and medicine may bring us as close to discovering a solution as ever.

For example, at Northwestern University in the US, scientists learned to turn off the “genetic switch” that causes aging, however, not in humans yet, but in worms. However, at the back of my mind, history kept telling me that many other novels have started out in the stratosphere only to plummet to the bottom of the ocean.

Milan Kundera's 'Immortality', starts great, gets better, and ended with a lump in my throat, and a soul that was struck by a chord/5.

IMMORTALITY AND THE MO My Searches (0) My Cart Added To Cart Free shipping for non-business customers when ordering books at De Gruyter Online. Please find $ / 30,00 € / £ Get Access to Full Text. Citation Information. Immortality and the Modern Mind. Harvard University Press. Pages: 1– ISBN (Online.

In The Immortal Mind, Laszlo and Peake provide a concise and lucid overview of the data for consciousness beyond the brain. Exploring a revolutionary new mechanism of consciousness-brain interactions using the principles of modern science such as quantum physics and string theory, this book is a welcome addition to the current paradigm shift of.

It is readily discovered that the theologians of the primitive age disagreed regarding the soul's immortality. 1 Several of them "were persuaded that the soul was mortal by nature but could become immortal by good works, or, as others preferred to stress, by union with the Spirit of God, a teaching they thought to find in St.

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Synopsis A novel, divided into seven parts and exploring immortality. This is the author's seventh novel. His previous works include "The Joke", "The Book of Laughter and Forgetting" and "The Unbearable Lightness of Being". He has written one play, "Jacques and his Master". About /5(69).

In Immortality Defended, John Leslie, renowned philosopher of religion and cosmology, defends pantheism and three distinct ways in which we could be immortal.

Combining a creation story told by Plato with the ideas of Spinoza, this book tackles the fundamental questions posed by /5(3).

There are effectively two books in Adam Leigh Gollner's "The Book of Immortality". The first is a discussion of the various beliefs that have sprung up over time dealing with how humanity relates to death and the subject of immortality—be it physical, spiritual, or other.

This is a decent work—3, /5. Prices in GBP apply to orders placed in Great Britain only. Prices in € represent the retail prices valid in Germany (unless otherwise indicated).

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Immortality is the epic story of the days and weeks leading up to the end of known humanity and the beginning of the end of our modern day civilization. Once people start noticing the unusual death zones around the world Mark Freedman, a famous paleontologist, is called to This book was sent to me from for a review of the story, the /5.

John Gray on humanity's quest for immortality a state of mind reflected in one of his last books, The Mind at The End of Its Tether John Gray's The Immortalization Commission. Death and immortality are the interlocking themes of the author's first novel since his bestseller, The Unbearable Lightness of Being.

Kundera, himself a prominent character in the circular narrative, here contrasts the troubled, comic relationships among Goethe; his wife, Christiane; and Goethe's much younger friend Bettina von.

Immortal is probably the modern (and historical) fantasy you've been seeking. By the end of the first chapter I was fairly convinced that Gene Doucette had found this manuscript between seats on the subway because it had clearly been written as a collaboration by some of my favorite authors while they were sharing a bottle of whiskey.4/5.

The Singularity, Virtual Immortality and the Trouble with Consciousness (Op-Ed) a person inside a closed space can use a rule book to match Chinese characters with Author: Robert Lawrence Kuhn. The authors have created a sort of anti-Book of Virtues in this encyclopedic compendium of the ways and means of power.

Everyone wants power and everyone is in a constant duplicitous game to gain more power at the expense of others, according to Greene, a screenwriter and former editor at Esquire (Elffers, a book packager, designed the volume, with its attractive marginalia).

Immortality, in philosophy and religion, the indefinite continuation of the mental, spiritual, or physical existence of individual human beings. In many philosophical and religious traditions, immortality is specifically conceived as the continued existence of an immaterial soul or mind beyond the physical death of the body.

Human Immortality return to religion-online Human Immortality by William James William James (), became one of the most eminent of American philosophers and psychologists. He was a teacher at Harvard ();, at first of physiology and anatomy, later of psychology and Size: KB.

Five Books About Achieving Immortality Sir Richard Burton is a main character—and the books are an enjoyable ride. Mind of my Mind by Octavia Butler describes an immortal. The book contains no text, which is why it is known as the “Mute Book.” Alchemists could read and follow the instructions in the images to create the Elixir of Life, which is said to promote good health, longevity and even immortality.

Immortality is a popular subject in fiction, as it explores humanity's deep-seated fears and comprehension of its own al beings and species abound in fiction, especially fantasy fiction, and the meaning of "immortal" tends to vary.

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Some fictional beings are completely immortal (or very nearly so) in that they are immune to death by injury, disease and age. One of the most influential Bible scholars of the twentieth century, Kirsopp Lake’s works provide an invaluable contribution to textual criticism of the New Testament.

Lake is best known for his work on the Apostolic Fathers, used by generations of students of the New Testament and the history of Christianity.Christianity - Christianity - The immortality of the soul: Human beings seem always to have had some notion of a shadowy double that survives the death of the body.

But the idea of the soul as a mental entity, with intellectual and moral qualities, interacting with a physical organism but capable of continuing after its dissolution, derives in Western thought from Plato and entered into. This is the shortest and, to my mind, weakest section of an otherwise fascinating book.

I admit I was a bit taken aback by Shermer’s cavalier dismissal of one of the most long-lasting quests for.