Mind, Value and Reality
By (author) John McDowell
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Mind, Value and Reality by John McDowell
Book DescriptionThis paper collects some of John McDowell's papers, written at various times over the 1980s and 1990s. One group of essays deals mainly with issues in the interpretation of the ethical writings of Aristotle and Plato. A second group of papers contains more direct treatments of questions in moral philosophy that arise naturally out of reflection on the Greek tradition. Some of the essays in the second group exploit Wittgensteinian ideas about reason in action, and they open into the third group of papers, which contains readings of central elements in Wittgenstein's difficult later work. A fourth group deals with issues in the philosophy of mind and with questions about personal identity and the special character of first-personal thought and speech.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780674007130
(227mm x 144mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 2-Nov-2001
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author John McDowell
Theaetetus, Paperback (March 2014)
The Theaetetus is a seminal text in the philosophy of knowledge, acknowledged as one of Plato's finest works. Cast as a conversation between Socrates and a student, Theaetetus, it explores the key philosophical issue: what is knowledge? This new edition combines the acclaimed translation by John McDowell with a valuable introduction and notes.
Having the World in View, Paperback (September 2013)
Building on his much discussed Mind and World, the author argues that the roots of some problems plaguing contemporary philosophy can be found in issues that were first discerned by Kant, and that the best way to get a handle on them is to follow those issues as they are reshaped in the writings of Hegel and Sellars.
Engaged Intellect, Paperback (September 2013)
A book that collects important essays of John McDowell. Each involves a sustained engagement with the views of an important philosopher and is characterized by a modesty that is partly temperamental and partly methodological.
Philosophy and the Burden of Theological Honesty, Paperback (June 2011)» View all books by John McDowell
Donald M MacKinnon has been one of the most important and influential of post-war British theologians and religious philosophers. This title collects several of MacKinnon's most outstanding papers, ranging from his reflections on theology as educational, the nature of moral reasoning, considerations of ecclesial practice, dogmatics and hope.
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Author Biography - John McDowell
John McDowell is University Professor of Philosophy at the University of Pittsburgh.
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