Higher Education

In Search of Myself: Life, Death, and Personal Identity, 1st Edition

  • Daniel Kolak William Paterson University of New Jersey
  • ISBN-10: 0534239285  |  ISBN-13: 9780534239282
  • 192 Pages
  • © 1999 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $69.00



Not so much a text as a philosophical adventure story, this book explores questions of consciousness, dreams vs. reality, the nature of the self, the search for wisdom, and the meaning of life.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Who are You?
1. Descartes Among the Ruins.
2. The Mask of Consciousness.
3. Memories of Amnesia.
4. The Dream Philosophy.
5. Self and Other.
6. The Forbidden Proposition.
7. Death and Awakening.
Epilogue: I Think, Therefore I am Who?