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Common minds : themes from the philosophy of Philip Pettit

Author: Geoffrey Brennan; Robert E Goodin; Frank Jackson; Michael Smith
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, UK, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During a career spanning over thirty years Philip Pettit has made seminal contributions in moral philosophy, political philosophy, philosophy of the social sciences, philosophy of mind and action, and metaphysics. The corpus of work Pettit has contributed and stimulated is all the more remarkable because of the way in which Pettit and his circle adapt lessons learned when thinking about problems in one area of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Named Person: Philip Pettit; Philip Pettit
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Brennan; Robert E Goodin; Frank Jackson; Michael Smith
ISBN: 9780191527302 0191527300 1281149748 9781281149749
OCLC Number: 476240671
Description: 1 online resource (368 pages)
Contents: Contents; Preface; List of Contributors; 1. Beyond Program Explanation; 2. Mental Causation on the Program Model; 3. Can Hunter-Gatherers Hear Color?; 4. Structural Irrationality; 5. Freedom, Coercion, and Discursive Control; 6. Conversability and Deliberation; 7. Pettit's Molecule; 8. Contestatory Citizenship; Deliberative Denizenship; 9. Crime, Responsibility, and Institutional Design; 10. Disenfranchised Silence; Joining the Dots; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Geoffrey Brennan [and others].

Abstract:

During a career spanning over thirty years Philip Pettit has made seminal contributions in moral philosophy, political philosophy, philosophy of the social sciences, philosophy of mind and action, and metaphysics. The corpus of work Pettit has contributed and stimulated is all the more remarkable because of the way in which Pettit and his circle adapt lessons learned when thinking about problems in one area of philosophy to problems in a completely different area. Common Minds presents specially written papers by some of the most eminent philosophers alive today, grappling with some of the the.

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