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Problems of the self : philosophical papers 1956-1972

Author: Bernard Arthur Owen Williams
Publisher: Cambridge [U.K.] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1976, ©1973.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A volume of philosophical studies, centred on problems of personal identity and extending to related topics in the philosophy of mind and moral philosophy.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Arthur Owen Williams
ISBN: 0521202256 9780521202251 0521290600 9780521290609
OCLC Number: 13637375
Description: vii, 267 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Personal identity and individuation --
Bodily continuity and personal identity --
Imagination and the self --
Self and the future --
Are persons bodies? --
Makropulos case: reflections on the tedium of immortality --
Strawson on individuals --
Knowledge and meaning in the philosophy of mind --
Deciding to believe --
Imperative inference additional note (1972) --
Ethical consistency --
Consistency and realism additional note (1972) --
Morality and the meotions --
Idea of equality --
Egoism and altruism.
Responsibility: Bernard Williams.
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'This welcome volume contains fifteen papers by Bernard Williams, an especially stimulating and insightful philosopher ... His papers usually are admirably clear, and always reward careful and Read more...

 
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