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Description - Truth and Truthfulness by Bernard Williams

What does it mean to be truthful? What role does truth play in our lives? No philosopher is better suited to answer these questions than Bernard Williams Writing with his characteristic combination of passion and elegant simplicity, he explores the value of truth and finds it to be both less and more than we might imagine. This book presents a powerful challenge to the fashionable belief that truth has no value, but equally to the traditional faith that its value guarantees itself. Bernard Williams shows us that when we lose a sense of the value of truth, we lose much both politically and personally, and may well lose everything.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780691117911
ISBN-10: 0691117918
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 344
Imprint: Princeton University Press
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publish Date: 2-Feb-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Bernard Williams

Bernard Williams books include "Making Sense of Humanity, Morality, Ethics and the Limits of Philosophy, Shame and Necessity," and "Moral Luck". At the time of his death in 2003, he was Fellow of All Souls College, University of Oxford.

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