Work of the Fellows: Monographs

Death of the Soul: From Descartes to the Computer

By William Barrett (NHC Fellow, 1981–82)

Garden City, NY: Anchor Press, 1986

From the publisher’s description:

Traces the development of philosophical thought from the seventeenth century to today, and explores why questions of the soul figure so little in the minds of present-day technocratic intellectuals.

Subjects
Philosophy / Technology / Analytic Philosophy / Computers / Epistemology /

Barrett, William (NHC Fellow, 1981–82). Death of the Soul: From Descartes to the Computer. Garden City, NY: Anchor Press, 1986.