Origins of Self: Free pdf downloads

The Origins of Self Cover
10 Chapters, 160 pages, 36,000 words

Download a free pdf version of *The Origins of Self.

You can also order a printed copy or Kindle version of from Amazon.com or Amazon.co.uk

Free pdf downloads of essays and dialogues concerning the nature and evolution of self, society, consciousness and the process philosophy of A.N. Whitehead.

In Giod We Trust NEW! "Money, Trust and God" Orin and Max discover that money only has value because of our trust in metaphysical objects
( Downloads)
  Download
Morality Games "Morality Games" Nietzsche argued with the ‘Death of God’ morality has no foundation but Orin and Max’s dialogue reveals how to these commandments allow the players of Tit-for-Tat to produce a win-win result.
( Downloads)
  Download
Xenophobia "How Words Make Us Angry" Max believes Freya has been programmed to respond angrily to a politician's xenophobic rhetoric. Freya argues that without such emotions there would be no language, concepts or actions.
( Downloads)
  Download
"The Designer Universe" Does the scientific version of evolution provide strong evidence that humans have emerged as part of a mysterious Grand Design? This paper argues this is the only rational explanation for our existence!
( Downloads)
  Download
"Under the Power of a Monster" Freya is horrified at the thought we can only be governed by fear, but Max argues it’s the only way we can to live in peace.
( Downloads)
  Download
Still point "My Transcendent Core-Self"  Orin concludes that a self-regenerating ‘core-self’ is necessary for life to endure the flux of events. This is the ‘still point of the turning world’, the transcendent centre around which the world of time and space flows.
( Downloads)
  Download
Purpose of Life "The Purpose of Life: Eating to Live or Living to Eat?" Forget about some high moral or religious purpose, Max and Orin are debating the purpose of life in terms of finding food and eating it!
( Downloads)
Download
The light from our eyes "The Light from Our Eyes " Max is horrified that 50% of American college students think their eyes illuminate the world. Orin thinks they may be on to something. Meanwhile, Freya is entranced by an expensive array of colored circles.
( Downloads)
  Download
A waste of my time "A waste of my time " Orin argues only timeless beings can experience time. Max is not convinced.
( Downloads)
  Download
Small minds think alike "Small Minds Think Alike" Freya and Max find themselves surrounded by microscopic minds.
( Downloads)
  Download
Conspiract of theories

"The Conspiracy of Theories" Freya argues that conspiracy theories are illogical, but Orin is not so sure!
( Downloads )

  Download
Origins of Self "The Origins of Self" the complete ebook in which Freya, Max and Orin discuss the origins of consciousness, the reality of 'self' and evolution:
( Downloads )
Download
Conscious Events

"Conscious Events" A paper exploring how the scientific understanding of the origins and evolution of consciousness can be informed by the application of some concepts derived from the process philosophy of A. N. Whitehead.
( Downloads )

  Download
       

Note: The copyright on these publications is held by Dr. Stephen J. Brewer but licensed for free distribution under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Many of Dr. Steve Brewer's scientific publications are also available for review and download.