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Frohock, Fred M.

Overview
Works: 25 works in 122 publications in 3 languages and 6,089 library holdings
Genres: Academic theses 
Roles: Author, htt
Classifications: H61, 363.46
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Fred M Frohock
Abortion : a case study in law and morals by Fred M Frohock( Book )

9 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the legal, moral, and political issues involved in abortion, and suggests possible resolutions
Special care : medical decisions at the beginning of life by Fred M Frohock( Book )

12 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond : on life after death by Fred M Frohock( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Is death the final event in human life, or does another existence follow? What are the signs and possible proofs of such continuity? Such questions have sparked speculation in philosophy, religion, art, and science throughout human history and remain a familiar concern for even the most casual observer of the human condition. In his provocative new book, Fred Frohock explores the possibility that our existence is neither defined by nor limited to the purely physical - nor is it terminated at death." "Frohock suggests that death's domain may not be quite the "undiscovered country" lamented by Hamlet. He wades boldly into the debates between hardcore materialists and devout spiritualists; provides glimpses of recent findings in brain research, the so-called mind-body problem, and consciousness studies; and in general offers an idiosyncratic introduction to some of the most provocative and least understood aspects of what we call "conscious" life. In the process, he provides fresh insights into the narratives, claims, and conundrums associated with life after death, near-death and out-of-body experiences, reincarnation, and a host of psychic phenomena that continue to puzzle the experts." "Leavened with humor and a Renaissance-style intellect that draws in Tolstoy and Hemingway along with films like Solaris and Blade Runner, Frohock's deep meditations are deftly interposed with brief fictional interludes that humanize his book's more abstract dimensions while exploring claims about the supernatural. Approaching the world's most baffling subjects with a critical eye, an open mind, and an agnostic's heart, Beyond looks beyond the last threshold and points the way toward a better understanding of human existence."--Jacket
Healing powers : alternative medicine, spiritual communities, and the state by Fred M Frohock( Book )

10 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public reason : mediated authority in the liberal state by Fred M Frohock( )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2019 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Frohock makes a provocative argument: The effects of divisive beliefs can be mitigated with a version of public reason defined as mediated speech acts. These acts are dialogues on the model of a guided conversation in which collective terms dominate simple merit adjudication. This type of public reasoning requires a survey of considerations beyond the merits of the case at hand and opens public reason to the more general needs of the political society."--Jacket
The nature of political inquiry by Fred M Frohock( Book )

18 editions published between 1967 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book deals with values as well as how to study politics
Normative political theory by Fred M Frohock( Book )

9 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public policy : scope and logic by Fred M Frohock( Book )

9 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lives of the psychics : the shared worlds of science and mysticism by Fred M Frohock( Book )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lives of the Psychics, a journey through the terrain of psychic phenomena, tries to answer these questions through interviews with practicing psychics, a survey of the heroic attempts of researchers to test psychic abilities in controlled experiments, and an exploration of out-of-body, near-death, and mystical experiences. Fred M. Frohock brings together a wide variety of psychic claims and examines them with a rich set of materials--interviews, critical anecdotes, history, multiple theories of the paranormal--that allows him to use whatever tools are necessary to illuminate beliefs in the supernatural. He relates real-life events to scientific studies, so the reader is a party not only to fantastic experiences and first-hand stories of the paranormal but also to the rationales for these experiences proposed by scientists. There is no more rewarding guide to the limits and powers of science in explaining psychic phenomena
Rational association by Fred M Frohock( Book )

8 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bounded divinities : sacred discourses in pluralist democracies by Fred M Frohock( Book )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This serves as a handbook to guide us through the thickets of the sacred, the secular, religion and politics, by charting the supernatural as a natural defining feature of religion. Santería is used as a case study to illustrate the similarities and differences among religious and political practices and discusses effective dispute management
Markets as rational institutions by Fred M Frohock( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On life after death by Fred M Frohock( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The free exercise of religion : lukumi and animal sacrifice by Fred M Frohock( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fact and value in social analysis by Fred M Frohock( )

3 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crossroads to Eden by Fred M Frohock( Book )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Crossroads to Eden" is a fast-paced ensemble novel of extraordinary characters and their journeys into the unexplored regions of alien possession, reproductive cloning guided by the miracles of contemporary science, and efforts to cope with domestic terrorism
Public Reason by Fred M Frohock( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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1 edition published in 1994 in Korean and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Human Rights and Research on Inchoate Life : an Emerging Set of Limits for Rights Voculabaries? by Fred M Frohock( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The nature of political inquiry by Fred M Frohock( )

1 edition published in 1995 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Abortion : a case study in law and morals
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Special care : medical decisions at the beginning of lifeBeyond : on life after deathHealing powers : alternative medicine, spiritual communities, and the statePublic reason : mediated authority in the liberal stateLives of the psychics : the shared worlds of science and mysticismBounded divinities : sacred discourses in pluralist democraciesOn life after death
Alternative Names
Frohock, Fred Manuel 1937-

Frohock Frederick M.

Frohock, Frederick M., 1937-

프로학, 프레드 M. 1937-

프로호크, 프레드 마누엘 1937-

Languages
English (110)

Spanish (1)

Korean (1)