Human Life, Action and Ethics
Essays by G.E.M. Anscombe
Human Life, Action and Ethics by G. E. M. Anscombe
Book DescriptionThis book presents a collection of essays by the celebrated philosopher Elizabeth Anscombe. This collection includes papers on human nature and practical philosophy, together with the classic "Modern Moral Philosophy".
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781845400613
(210mm x 135mm x 56mm)
Imprint: Imprint Academic
Publisher: Imprint Academic
Publish Date: 21-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author G. E. M. Anscombe
From Plato to Wittgenstein, Paperback (August 2011)
In 2005 St Andrews Studies published a volume of essays by Anscombe entitled "Human Life, Action and Ethics", followed in 2008 by a second entitled "Faith in a Hard Ground". Both books were highly praised. This third volume brings essays on the thought of historical philosophers in which Anscombe engages directly with their ideas and arguments.
Zettel, Paperback (March 2007)
Collects fragments from Wittgenstein's work between 1929 and 1948 on issues of the mind, mathematics, and language.
Intention, Paperback (September 2000)» View all books by G. E. M. Anscombe
This work attempts to show that the natural and accepted picture of what we mean by an intention gives rise to insoluble problems and should be abandoned.
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Author Biography - G. E. M. Anscombe
Anscombe (1919-2001) read classics and philosophy at St Hugh's College, Oxford from 1937 to 1941 in which year she married the philosopher Peter Geach. She subsequently researched in philosophy at Newnham College, Cambridge where she became a student and friend of Ludwig Wittgenstein. One of his literary executors, she played a large part in editing his unpublished works and was their principal English translator. In 1946 she returned to Oxford as a University Lecturer in 1951. From 1970 until her retirement in 1986 she held the Chair of Philosophy at Cambridge.
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