McDowell and His Critics / Edition 1

McDowell and His Critics / Edition 1

by Cynthia Macdonald
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1405106239

ISBN-13: 9781405106238

Pub. Date: 10/03/2006

Publisher: Wiley

The most comprehensive discussion available of the work of philosopher, John McDowell.

  • Contains newly commissioned papers by distinguished philosophers on McDowell’s work, along with substantial replies to each by McDowell himself.
  • The contributors are philosophers with international reputations for their work in the areas in which

Overview

The most comprehensive discussion available of the work of philosopher, John McDowell.

  • Contains newly commissioned papers by distinguished philosophers on McDowell’s work, along with substantial replies to each by McDowell himself.
  • The contributors are philosophers with international reputations for their work in the areas in which they are contributing.
  • Covers the whole of McDowell’s philosophy, including his contributions in ancient philosophy, moral philosophy, philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, metaphysics and epistemology.
  • McDowell’s replies to the contributions in this volume contribute to the body of his work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405106238
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/03/2006
Series:
Philosophers and their Critics Series, #6
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors.

Introduction.

1 Austerity and Openness: R. M. Sainsbury(University of Texas at Austin and King’s College London).

Response to Sainsbury: John McDowell.

2 Reason and Language: Richard G. Heck, Jr. (Brown University and Arché).

Response to Heck: John McDowell.

3 Some Philosophical Integrations: Akeel Bilgrami (Columbia University).

Response to Bilgrami: John McDowell.

4 Self-Knowledge and Inner Space: Cynthia Macdonald (University of Canterbury, New Zealand, and Queen’s University Belfast).

Response to Macdonald: John McDowell.

5 Personal Identity, Ethical not Metaphysical: Carol Rovane (Columbia University).

Response to Rovane: John McDowell.

6 Acting in the Light of the Appearances: Jonathan Dancy (University of Reading and University of Texas at Austin).

Response to Dancy: John McDowell.

7 External Reasons: Philip Pettit and Michael Smith (Princeton University).

Response to Pettit and Smith: John McDowell.

8 Aristotle’s Use of Prudential Concepts: T. H. Irwin (Cornell University).

Response to Irwin: John McDowell.

9 Julius Caesar and George Berkeley Play Leapfrog: Simon Blackburn (University of Cambridge).

Response to Blackburn: John McDowell.

10 The Two Natures: Another Dogma?: Graham Macdonald (University of Canterbury, New Zealand, and Queen’s University Belfast).

Response to Macdonald: John McDowell.

Index

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