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The Resource What is man?, Mark Twain ; foreword, Shelley Fisher Fishkin ; introduction, Charles Johnson ; afterword, Linda Wagner-Martin

What is man?, Mark Twain ; foreword, Shelley Fisher Fishkin ; introduction, Charles Johnson ; afterword, Linda Wagner-Martin

Label
What is man?
Title
What is man?
Statement of responsibility
Mark Twain ; foreword, Shelley Fisher Fishkin ; introduction, Charles Johnson ; afterword, Linda Wagner-Martin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A Socratic dialogue between a romantic young idealist and an elderly cynic, who debate such issues as whether man is a machine or a free actor, whether personal merit is meaningless given how our environment shapes who we are, and whether man has any impulse other than pursuing pleasure and avoiding pain."
Member of
Summary
Offers a debate on the topics of free will, determinism, faith, and human nature
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
178696
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1835-1910
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Twain, Mark
Dewey number
128
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
BF161
LC item number
.T93 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
The Oxford Mark Twain
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mind and body
  • Philosophy of mind
  • Human beings
  • Philosophical anthropology
  • Human beings
  • Mind and body
  • Philosophical anthropology
  • Philosophy of mind
Target audience
adult
Label
What is man?, Mark Twain ; foreword, Shelley Fisher Fishkin ; introduction, Charles Johnson ; afterword, Linda Wagner-Martin
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0636/96014729-d.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
A facsimile reprint of the 1st ed. of Twain's work including the original illustrations
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm34576733
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xliv, 140, 23 pages
Isbn
9780199733491
Lccn
96014729
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)34576733
Label
What is man?, Mark Twain ; foreword, Shelley Fisher Fishkin ; introduction, Charles Johnson ; afterword, Linda Wagner-Martin
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0636/96014729-d.html
Publication
Note
A facsimile reprint of the 1st ed. of Twain's work including the original illustrations
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm34576733
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xliv, 140, 23 pages
Isbn
9780199733491
Lccn
96014729
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)34576733

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