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Author Jenkins, Mark P., 1957-
Title Bernard Williams / Mark P. Jenkins.
Imprint Chesham : Acumen, 2006.

Author Jenkins, Mark P., 1957-
Series Philosophy now.
Philosophy now.
Subject Williams, Bernard, 1929-2003.
Description 1 online resource (ix, 203 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction: ""Against the shortsighted""; 2 Personal identity; 3 Critique of utilitarianism; 4 Critique of the morality system; 5 Practical reason; 6 Truth, objectivity and knowledge; 7 The ancient world; 8 Conclusion: ""a pessimism of strength?""; Bibliography; Index
Summary From his earliest work on personal identity to his last on the value of truthfulness, the ideas and arguments of Bernard Williams - in the metaphysics of personhood, in the history of philosophy, but especially in ethics and moral psychology - have proved sometimes controversial, often influential, and always worth studying. This book provides a comprehensive account of Williams's many significant contributions to contemporary philosophy. Topics include personal identity, various critiques of moral theory, practical reasoning and moral motivation, truth and objectivity, and the relevance of an.
ISBN 9781844653195 (electronic bk.)
1844653196 (electronic bk.)
9781317489085 (electronic bk.)
131748908X (electronic bk.)
9781902683959 (hbk.)
1902683951 (hbk.)
190268396X (pbk.)
9781902683966 (pbk.)
OCLC # 607918167
Additional Format Print version: Jenkins, Mark P., 1957- Bernard Williams. Chesham : Acumen, 2006 (OCoLC)62226234.

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