World, Mind, and Ethics: Essays on the Ethical Philosophy of Bernard Williams

World, Mind, and Ethics: Essays on the Ethical Philosophy of Bernard Williams

by J. E. J. Altham
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521360242

ISBN-13: 9780521360241

Pub. Date: 04/06/1995

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

New responses to the work of one of the most influential figures in recent ethical theory are included in this collection of works by a distinguished international team of philosophers. Williams' response, in turn, indicates the current directions of his thought, as well as his view of his early work.  See more details below

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New responses to the work of one of the most influential figures in recent ethical theory are included in this collection of works by a distinguished international team of philosophers. Williams' response, in turn, indicates the current directions of his thought, as well as his view of his early work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521360241
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/06/1995
Pages:
238
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction J. E. J. Altham and Ross Harrison; 1. The idea of equality revisited Jon Elster; 2. Is the idea of purely internal consistency of choice bizarre? Amartya Sen; 3. Science, ethics, and objectivity Nicholas Jardine; 4. Fallibilism and objectivity: science and ethics Christopher Hookway; 5. Might there be external reasons? John McDowell; 6. Aristotle on human nature and the foundations of ethics Martha C. Nussbaum; 7. A most peculiar institution Charles Taylor; 8. Reflection and confidence J. E. J. Altham; 9. The shape of a life Martin Hollis; 10. Replies Bernard Williams; Index.

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