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Men of ideas

Author: Bryan MageeIsaiah BerlinCharles TaylorHerbert MarcuseWilliam BarrettAll authors
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, 1979. ©1978
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fifteen dialogues drawn from the highly acclaimed BBC series review the tenets and theories of moral philosophy, political philosophy, the philosophy of language, and the philosophy of science.
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan Magee; Isaiah Berlin; Charles Taylor; Herbert Marcuse; William Barrett; Anthony Quinton; A J Ayer; Bernard Williams; R M Hare; W V Quine; John R Searle; Noam Chomsky; Hilary Putnam; Ronald Dworkin; Iris Murdoch; Ernest Gellner
ISBN: 0670468886 9780670468881
OCLC Number: 4515522
Notes: Interviews with Isaiah Berlin and others.
Description: 314 pages : portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. An introduction to philosophy / Isaiah Berlin --
2. Marxist philosophy / Charles Taylor --
3. Marcuse and the Frankfurt school / Herbert Marcuse --
4. Heidegger and modern existentialism / William Barrett --
5. The two philosophies of Wittgenstein / Anthony Quinton --
6. Logical positivism and its legacy / Alfred J. Ayer --
7. The spell of linguistic philosophy / Bernard Williams --
8. Moral philosophy / R.M. Hare --
9. The ideas of Quine / Willard van Orman Quine --
10. The philosophy of language / John Searle --
11. The ideas of Chomsky / Noam Chomsky --
12. The philosophy of science / Hilary Putnam --
13. Philosophy and politics / Ronald Dworkin --
14. Philosophy and literature / Iris Murdoch --
15. Philosophy : the social context / Ernest Gellner.
Responsibility: Bryan Magee.

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Fifteen dialogues drawn from the highly acclaimed BBC series review the tenets and theories of moral philosophy, political philosophy, the philosophy of language, and the philosophy of science.

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