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Philosopher : a kind of life

Author: Ted Honderich
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the story of Ted Honderich's perilous progress from boyhood in Canada to the Grote Professorship of Mind and Logic at University College London, A.J. Ayer's chair. It also discusses his  Read more...

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Named Person: Ted Honderich
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ted Honderich
ISBN: 0415236975 9780415236973 0415276314 9780415276313
OCLC Number: 185772867
Description: 441 p., [32] p. of plates ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. This Green Summer 2. Village 3. City, School, Saturdays, Girls 4. From University Distracted, First Love 5. Awake in England 6. Bracing Life, Assigned to Punishment, Married Again 7. A Department Joined, Moral and Political Utterances 8. Nadir, Determinism Again, America 9. Academic Battles, Political Violence, An Ending 10. Effects, a Proud Scot, Justice, 4 Keats Grove 11. The Higher Social Life, Chancery Court, Much Else 12. Mind and Brain, Anathema 13. Professor, Psychoneural intimacy, Disarrays and Discomfitures 14. Mental and other Events, Johnny, Determinism Done 15. Life-Hopes, The Grote, an Idea'd Girl 16. Harmless Drudge, Functionalism, Socialist Landlord 17. Ingrid, Court Again 18. Consciousness as Existence, Farewells 19. Coda
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"Of all lives, the inner life of a philosopher is the hardest to capture on the page ... Ted Honderich has done the job."-"The London Times ..." a triumph ... a public thinker with rich inner and Read more...

 
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