Neither Ghost nor Machine: The Emergence and Nature of Selves by Jeremy Sherman
English | December 7th, 2017 | ASIN: B071LMB9NV, ISBN: 0231173326, 0231173334 | 292 pages | EPUB | 20.02 MB
If the universe is aimless, how do selves and aims emerge? Why do living beings have aims when inanimate things do not? Current science encourages us to reject the ghost-in-the-machine explanation—that something called spirit, soul, mind, or will was somehow breathed into matter—and instead accept that selves are just matter, in aimless mechanistic motion like everything else.