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Dennett and Ricoeur on the Narrative Self

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A central issue in contemporary philosophy is the problem of the self. Is it some kind of real entity or a very convincing illusion? Drawing on the work of two leading philosophers, Daniel Dennett and Paul Ricoeur, philosopher Joan McCarthy examines how each of these thinkers casts the self in narrative terms.

McCarthy begins with Dennett’s naturalist objectivist account of
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Paperback, 298 pages
Published July 17th 2007 by Humanity Books (first published 2007)
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I really liked this book, if only because it confirms an idea I developed in my Master's thesis on Dennett and religion ;) Helps you to see a bridge between continental and materialistic philosophy, where others see only a big gap.
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