Problems of the Self: Philosophical Papers, 1956-1972

Problems of the Self: Philosophical Papers, 1956-1972

by Bernard Williams
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521290600

ISBN-13: 9780521290609

Pub. Date: 04/28/1976

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This is a volume of philosophical studies, centred on problems of personal identity and extending to related topics in the philosophy of mind and moral philosophy.

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This is a volume of philosophical studies, centred on problems of personal identity and extending to related topics in the philosophy of mind and moral philosophy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521290609
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/1976
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Personal identity and individuation; 2. Personal identity and bodily continuity; 3. Imagination and the self; 4. The self and the future; 5. Are persons bodies?; 6. The Makropulos case: reflections on the tedium of immortality; 7. Strawson on individuals; 8. Knowledge and meaning in the philosophy of mind; 9. Deciding to believe; 10. Imperative inference; 11. Ethical consistency; 12. Consistency and realism; 13. Morality and the emotions; 14. The idea of equality; 15. Egoism and altruism; Bibliography.

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