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Problems of the self : philosophical papers 1956-1972.

Author: Bernard Williams
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Government publication : 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: Government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Williams
ISBN: 0521290600 9780521290609
OCLC Number: 463180412
Description: 267 s.
Contents: Preface; 1. Personal identity and individuation; 2. Personal identity and bodily continuity; 3. Imagination and the self; 4. The self and the future; 5. Are persons bodies?; 6. The Makropulos case: reflections on the tedium of immortality; 7. Strawson on individuals; 8. Knowledge and meaning in the philosophy of mind; 9. Deciding to believe; 10. Imperative inference; 11. Ethical consistency; 12. Consistency and realism; 13. Morality and the emotions; 14. The idea of equality; 15. Egoism and altruism; Bibliography.

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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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