Titel: Identity and Essence
Verlag: Princeton, Princeton University Press
cloth, 8vo ix+164 pp. theory of identity; enduring and nonenduring objects; implications; theory of change; theory of essentialism; essence and explanation; nearfine condition (clean, no stamps, no annotations, unused). Buchnummer des Verkäufers 15620
Baruch Brody contends that the fundamental assumption on which the tradition is based is erroneous and that once this assumption is shown to be in error, all philosophical problems in this area have to be rethought.
Originally published in 1980.
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Über den Autor: Laurence B. McCullough, Ph.D., is Professor of Medicine, Community Medicine and Medical Ethics at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX. He is also the author, with Frank A. Chervenak, of Ethics in Obstetrics and Gynecology (OUP, 1994). James W. Jones, M.D., Ph.D., is Professor of Surgery, Cell Biology and Medical Ethics at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX. He is also Chief of Surgical Service at the Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Baruch A. Brody, Ph.D., is the Leon Jaworski Professor of Biomedical Ethics and Director of the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine. He is also Professor of Philosophy at Rice University. His previous books include Life and Death Decision Making (OUP, 1988) and Ethical Issues in Drug Testing, Approval, and Pricing (OUP, 1995).
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