Other Minds: Critical Essays, 1969-1994 / Edition 1

Other Minds: Critical Essays, 1969-1994 / Edition 1

by Thomas Nagel
     
 

Over the past twenty-five years, Thomas Nagel has played a major role in the philosophico-biological debate on subjectivity and consciousness. This extensive collection of published essays and reviews offers Nagel's opinionated views on the philosophy of mind, epistemology, and political philosophy, as well as on fellow philosophers like Freud, Wittgenstein, Rawls,

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Over the past twenty-five years, Thomas Nagel has played a major role in the philosophico-biological debate on subjectivity and consciousness. This extensive collection of published essays and reviews offers Nagel's opinionated views on the philosophy of mind, epistemology, and political philosophy, as well as on fellow philosophers like Freud, Wittgenstein, Rawls, Dennet, Chomsky, Searle, Nozick, Dworkin, and MacIntyre.

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ISBN-13:
9780195090086
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/28/1995
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.82(d)
Lexile:
1480L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Philosophical Culture3
1Freud's Anthropomorphism13
2Freud's Permanent Revolution26
3Wittgenstein: The Egocentric Predicament45
4Chomsky: Linguistics and Epistemology56
5Fodor: The Boundaries of Inner Space65
6Armstrong on the Mind72
7Dennett: Content and Consciousness82
8Dennett: Consciousness Dissolved86
9O'Shaughnessy: The Will90
10Searle: Why We Are Not Computers96
11Aristotle on Eudaimonia113
12Rawls on Justice121
13Nozick: Libertarianism without Foundations137
14Hare: Moral Thinking150
15Hare: The Foundations of Impartiality156
16Williams: One Thought Too Many167
17Williams: Resisting Ethical Theory174
18Schelling: The Price of Life183
19Schelling: Personal Identity and Self-Command188
20Dworkin: Interpretation and the Law194
21MacIntyre versus the Enlightenment203
22Kolakowski: Modernity and the Devil210
Index215

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