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Philosophy as a humanistic discipline

Author: Bernard Williams; A W Moore
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2006.
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What can - and what can't - philosophy do? What are its ethical risks - and its possible rewards? How does it differ from science? This book addresses these questions and presents a vision of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Bibliographie
Named Person: Bernard Arthur Owen Williams
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Williams; A W Moore
ISBN: 0691124264 9780691124261
OCLC Number: 59401322
Description: xx, 227 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Tertullian's paradox (1955) --
Metaphysical arguments (1957) --
Pleasure and belief (1959) --
Knowledge and reasons (1972) --
Identity and identities (1995) --
Primacy of dispositions (1987) --
Structure of Hare's theory (1988) --
Subjectivism and toleration (1992) --
Actus reus of Dr. Caligari (1994) --
Values, reasons, and the theory of persuasion (1996) --
Moral responsibility and political freedom (1997) --
Tolerating the intolerable (1999) --
Human prejudice (unpublished) --
Political philosophy and the analytical tradition (1980) --
Philosophy and the understanding of ignorance (1995) --
Philosophy as a humanistic discipline (2000) --
What might philosophy become? (unpublished).
Responsibility: Bernard Williams ; selected, edited, and with an introduction by A.W. Moore.

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