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Moore, A. W. 1956-

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Works: 22 works in 199 publications in 3 languages and 7,224 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, ed, Contributor
Classifications: BJ1012,
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Publications about A. W Moore
Publications by A. W Moore
Most widely held works by A. W Moore
The infinite by A. W Moore( Book )
58 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,077 libraries worldwide
Publisher description: This historical study of the infinite covers all its aspects from the mathematical to the mystical. Anyone who has ever pondered the limitlessness of space and time, or the endlessness of numbers, or the perfection of God will recognize the special fascination of the subject. Beginning with an entertaining account of the main paradoxes of the infinite, including those of Zeno, A.W. Moore traces the history of the topic from Aristotle to Kant, Hegel, Cantor, and Wittgenstein
Philosophy as a humanistic discipline by Bernard Williams( Book )
21 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 581 libraries worldwide
This is a collection of essays in metaphysics, ethics and related branches of philosophy by Bernard Williams, one of the greatest philosophers of the 20th century. Most essays were previously unpublished or relatively unaccessible. All of them are written with his distinctive rigour, imagination and depth
Meaning and reference ( Book )
16 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 463 libraries worldwide
"The aim of this series is to bring together important recent writings in major areas of philosophical inquiry, selected from a variety of sources, mostly periodicals, which may not be conveniently available to the university student or flee general reader. The editor of each volume contributes an introductory essay on the items chosen and on the questions with which they deal. A selective bibliography is appended as a guide to further reading." "This volume presents a selection of the most important writings in the debate on the nature of meaning and reference which started at the end of the nineteenth century with Frege's classic essay 'On Sense and Reference'. This subject lies at the very heart of the philosophy of language."--Jacket
Points of view by A. W Moore( Book )
23 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 382 libraries worldwide
"A. W. Moore argues in this bold and ambitious book that it is possible to think about the world 'from no point of view'. He examines this idea, explains its significance, and considers reasons for thinking that such a thing is not possible. In particular, drawing on the work of Kant and Wittgenstein, he considers transcendental idealism. This leads to the heart of his project: a study of ineffability and nonsense. His fundamental idea is that transcendental idealism is nonsense resulting from the attempt to express certain inexpressible insights. This idea is applied to a wide range of fundamental philosophical issues, including the nature of persons, the subject-matter of mathematics, anti-realism, value, and God. Moore's original approach forges unexpected connections between the various questions he addresses." "Points of View is a lucid and lively study of the relation between reality and our representations of it, the upshot of which is a powerful critique of our own finitude."--Jacket
Noble in reason, infinite in faculty : themes and variations in Kant's moral and religious philosophy by A. W Moore( Book )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 340 libraries worldwide
"Noble in Reason, Infinite in Faculty identifies three Kantian themes - morality, freedom, and religion - and presents variations on each of these themes in turn. Moore concedes that there are difficulties with the Kantian view that morality can be governed by 'pure' reason, but defends a closely related view involving a notion of reason as socially and culturally conditioned. In the course of doing this, Moore considers in detail ideas at the heart of Kant's thought, such as the categorical imperative, free will, evil, hope, eternal life, and God. He also makes creative use of ideas in contemporary philosophy, both within the analytic tradition and outside it, such as 'thick' ethical concepts, forms of life, and 'becoming those that we are'. Throughout the book, a guiding precept is that to be rational is to make sense, and that nothing is of greater value to us than making sense." "Noble in Reason, Infinite in Faculty is essential reading for all those interested in Kant, ethics, and the philosophy of religion."--Jacket
The evolution of modern metaphysics : making sense of things by A. W Moore( Book )
21 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 267 libraries worldwide
This book charts the evolution of metaphysics since Descartes and provides a compelling case for why metaphysics matters
Western philosophy ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
"This unique series provides an insightful look into the history of philosophy and the impact it has had on Western civilization"--Container
Contemporary Kantian metaphysics : new essays on time and space ( Book )
6 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
This collection responds to two needs in the literature. First, the Kantian tradition of thought about space and time represents a rich philosophical resource, insufficiently explored in Anglo-American philosophy. The volume explores this resource. More precisely, it questions a basic assumption of a powerful trend in contemporary metaphysics: the assumption that reality is spatio-temporally organised independently of us. Kant's revolutionary contribution to metaphysics was likewise to question this assumption. The volume draws attention to Kant's distinctive approach to metaphysics and breaks new ground by radically broadening the scope of recent discussions on space and time, in particular by examining certain connections which metaphysics and science have to epistemic agency. Second, contemporary Kantian philosophy is currently pursued along two lines of thinking developed in Anglo-American literature and European philosophy. This work brings their distinct claims into a productive dialogue on topical issues such as action, perception, the body, and cognition and its limits
Ethics and the limits of philosophy by Bernard Williams( Book )
22 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Cited by The Guardian as 'the greatest philosopher of his era', Bernard Williams has written extensively in the field. Acknowledged as one of his most important contributions, this book explores some of the most difficult issues in moral philosophy
Western philosophy ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Part 2 of the Western philosophy series. This program covers the Rationalists and British empiricists. The discoveries of Copernicus and Galileo turned science completely upside down, forcing people to examine their place in the world and God's place in science and mathematics. Religious volatility in Europe also prompted fierce theological debate amongst scholars over the true nature of God's existence. In Europe, the Rationalist movement was born. The sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries saw the emergence of continental mathematical and philosophical giants including Rene Descartes, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, Immanuel Kant, and Bendict de Spinoza. Meanwhile in Britain, a philosophical renaissance was taking place. Known as the British empiricists, they included John Locke, David Hume, and Bishop George Berkeley. Discusses why the philosophical schism took place and what each school had to say about the limits of human reason and to what extent we can truly comprehend the world
Western philosophy ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
The final part of the Western philosophy series. This program covers the Industrial Revolution and Pragmatism. The Industrial Revolution had a deep impact on the direction and questions posed by western philosophy. Technological advancements prompted questions about the role of religion and for the first time, attempts were made to explain the human evolution of western civilization and history. Thinkers including Arthur Schopenhauer, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Jean-Paul Sartre began to question the human condition. Philosophy tried to reconcile the mechanistic laws of the universe with human freedom of will and action in a world that was beginning to be perceived as godless. Philosophical debate shifted from whether the eternal world exists, but rather, to how we interpret it. The language we use in everyday life became a focus for the Pragmatists and Ludwig Wittgenstein
La filosofía como una disciplina humanística by Bernard Williams( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 12 libraries worldwide
This is a collection of essays in metaphysics, ethics and related branches of philosophy by Bernard Williams, one of the greatest philosophers of the 20th century. Most essays were previously unpublished or relatively unaccessible. All of them are written with his distinctive rigour, imagination and depth
Contemporary Kantian metaphysics : new essays on space and time by Roxana Baiasu( Book )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Responding to growing interest in the Kantian tradition and in issues concerning space and time, this volume offers an insightful and original contribution to the literature by bringing together analytical and phenomenological approaches in a productive exchange on topical issues such as action, perception, the body, and cognition and its limits
Points of View . ( file )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
A history of the Isle of Man : with a new map of the island by A. W Moore( Book )
1 edition published in 1900 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The functional versus the representational theories of knowledge in Locke's essay by A. W Moore( Book )
1 edition published in 1902 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Transgenic analysis of the Wilms' tumour 1 gene (WT1) expression and regulation by A. W Moore( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A history of the Isle of Man : with a new map of the island by A. W Moore( Book )
1 edition published in 1900 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Kant's theory of experience by Andrew Stephenson( file )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Noble in Reason, Infinite in Faculty Themes and Variations in Kants Moral and Religious by A. W Moore( file )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
In this innovative new work, Moore provides a refreshing interpretation of Kant's moral philosophy and argues that it can enrich our understanding of the problem of rationality
 
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Alternative Names
A. W. Moore
Adrian Moore
Moore, A. W.
Moore A. W. 1956-....
Moore, Adrian.
Moore, Adrian 1956-
Moore, Adrian William.
Moore, Adrian William 1956-
エイドリアン・ムーア
ムーア, A. W
Languages
English (186)
Japanese (4)
Spanish (2)
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