McDowell and His Critics by Cynthia MacDonald
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McDowell and His Critics
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McDowell and His Critics by Cynthia MacDonald

Book Description

The most comprehensive discussion available of the work of philosopher, John McDowell. * Contains newly commissioned papers by distinguished philosophers on McDowell's work, along with substantial replies to each by McDowell himself. * The contributors are philosophers with international reputations for their work in the areas in which they are contributing. * Covers the whole of McDowell's philosophy, including his contributions in ancient philosophy, moral philosophy, philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, metaphysics and epistemology. * McDowell's replies to the contributions in this volume contribute to the body of his work.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405106238
ISBN-10: 1405106239
Format: Hardback
(254mm x 179mm x 25mm)
Pages: 264
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Cynthia MacDonald

Cynthia Macdonald is Professor of Philosophy at Queen's University Belfast and Adjunct Professor of Philosophy at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. Her previous publications include Mind-Body Identity Theories (1989), Varieties of Things: Foundations of Contemporary Metaphysics (Blackwell, 2005), and she is co-editor, with Stephen Laurence, of Contemporary Readings in the Foundations of Metaphysics (Blackwell, 1998). Graham Macdonald is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, and Distinguished International Fellow at the Institute of Cognition and Culture, Queen's University Belfast. He is co-author, with Philip Pettit, of Semantics and Social Science (1980). In addition, he is editor of Perception and Identity: Essays Presented to A. J. Ayer, with His Replies to Them (1979), co-editor, with Crispin Wright, of Fact, Science, and Morality (Blackwell, 1986), and co-editor, with Philip Catton, of Karl Popper: Critical Appraisals (2004). Together, they have edited Philosophy of Psychology: Debates on Psychological Explanation and Connectionism: Debates on Psychological Explanation (both Blackwell, 1995).

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