Philosophical Writings

Paperback | July 5, 2014

byStrawson, Peter

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This volume presents twenty-two uncollected philosophical essays by Sir Peter Strawson, one of the leading philosophers of the second half of the twentieth century. The essays (two of them previously unpublished) are drawn from seven decades of work, from 1949 to 2003. They span the broadrange of Strawson's work: metaphysics, epistemology, philosophical logic, philosophy of language, ethical theory, and history of philosophy, along with metaphilosophical reflections and intellectual autobiography.

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This volume presents twenty-two uncollected philosophical essays by Sir Peter Strawson, one of the leading philosophers of the second half of the twentieth century. The essays (two of them previously unpublished) are drawn from seven decades of work, from 1949 to 2003. They span the broadrange of Strawson's work: metaphysics, epistemol...

Sir Peter Strawson was a professor at Oxford from 1968 to 1987. He was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 1960, became a foreign honorary member of the American Academy of Arts of Sciences in 1971, and was an Honorary Fellow of St John's, University and Magdalen Colleges. Strawson was knighted in 1977 for his outstanding contr...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:270 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.01 inPublished:July 5, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Preface1. Ethical Intuitionism2. with H. P. Grice: In Defence of a Dogma3. Construction and Analysis4. Proper Names5. The Post-Linguistic Thaw6. Analysis, Science, and Metaphysics7. Bennett on Kant's Analytic8. Does Knowledge have Foundations?9. Knowledge and Truth10. Scruton and Wright on Anti-Realism11. Perception and its Objects12. Liberty and Necessity13. Sensibility, Understanding, and the Doctrine of Synthesis14. Two Conceptions of Philosophy15. Review of Paul Grice, Studies in the Way of Words16. Knowing from Words17. What have we learned from Philosophy in the Twentieth Century?18. A Category of Particulars19. Paul Grice20. Why Philosophy?21. Intellectual Autobiography22. A Bit of Intellectual AutobiographyIndex