World, Mind, and Ethics: Essays on the Ethical Philosophy of Bernard Williamsby J. E. J. Altham
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.
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Table of ContentsIntroduction 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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