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The Caterpillar's Question

Douglas V. Porpora

in Landscapes of the Soul

Published in print May 2001 | ISBN: 9780195134919
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199834563 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195134915.003.0002
The Caterpillar's Question

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Against postmodern antihumanism, this chapter argues that human persons are ontologically coherent selves. Coherence of identity only emerges, however, when we lift our gaze from social space to moral space and metaphysical space.

Keywords: antihumanism; coherence; identity; metaphysical space; moral space; persons; postmodern; selves; social space

Chapter.  12938 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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