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Herbert Fingarette was an American philosopher and emeritus professor of philosophy at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He received his PhD at the University of California, Los Angeles under the direction of Donald Piatt.Fingarette's work deals with issues in philosophy of mind, psychology, ethics, law, and Chinese philosophy.
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The Meaning Of Criminal Insanity
Herbert. Fingarette - 1972-01-01
Explore a groundbreaking perspective on alcoholism and heavy drinking in Heavy Drinking. Author Herbert Fingarette challenges widely held beliefs and presents innovative solutions for aiding heavy drinkers and preventing harmful behaviors. Discover a new way of thinking about this complex issue.
Discover a thought-provoking examination of death with this book. Herbert Fingarette challenges common misconceptions about death, exploring metaphors that both mislead us and provide illumination. With no easy solutions or false comforts, Fingarette delves into the root of our fear of death, offering a new perspective on its meaning. Explore the end of life as we know it, and the beauty of a future without bounds.
Explore the complex topic of self-deception with this seminal work in philosophy, ethics, and psychology. This influential classic has been updated with a new chapter and a thought-provoking essay by the author. Delve into the paradox of how one can deceive themselves and gain fundamental insights into the workings of the mind. Fingarette challenges our notions of self, unconsciousness, personal responsibility, guilt, and innocence, applying them to the philosophies of Sartre and Kierkegaard, Freud's psychoanalysis, and contemporary neurosurgery research. A must-read for anyone interested in the human mind and its workings.
Discover the teachings of Confucius through Fingarette's insightful approach. Using original text, the author aims to help readers understand what sets Confucius apart and what we can learn from him. By taking Confucius at his word, Fingarette dives into what the text says, implies, and doesn't necessarily need to imply. A must-read for those interested in philosophy and Eastern thought.
Explore the complex concept of moral responsibility in this captivating book. Author Herbert Fingarette delves deep into philosophical, moral, and psychoanalytic ideas to answer questions like, what is it to be a responsible person? and who holds people accountable for their actions? Written in a clear and engaging style accessible to general readers, Mapping Responsibility will fascinate both scholars and casual readers alike.