Philosophy at the New Millennium available in Paperback
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- Cambridge University Press
Based on the Royal Institute of Philosophy Annual Lecture Series 1999-2000 , this collection of essays is written by leading international philosophers and covers the broad range of philosophical inquiry including ethics, aesthetics, philosophy of mind and consciousness, philosophy of time, philosophy of language, philosophy of science, and philosophy and environment.
Table of Contents
1. Consciousness as existence and the end of intentionality Ted Honderich; 2. The zombic hunch: extinction of an intuition? Daniel Dennett; 3. The time of our lives D. H. Mellor; 4. The intelligibility of the universe Michael Redhead; 5. Active powers and powerful actors Rom Harré; 6. The foundation of morality Mary Warnock; 7. Cutting philosophy of language down to size Ruth Garrett Milikan; 8. Philosophy, environment and technology David E. Cooper; 9. Has philosophy made a difference and could it be expected to? John Haldane; 10. Prospects for beauty Anthony O'Hear; 11. The future of ideals John Skorupski; 12. The philosophy of cognitive science M. A. Boden; 13. Language, thought and compositionality Jerry Fodor.