"Heuer and Lang have edited an important volume that is well described by its subtitle.... The book is by no means a simple celebration of Williams's thought, but uses his thought as a fruitful point of departure for further inquiry."--S. Satris, CHOICE
About the Author
is a senior lecturer in philosophy at Leeds University. Before coming to Leeds, she was an Assistant Professor in philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, and held visiting positions at the philosophy departments of Columbia University and Barnard College. In 2008-9, she was a faculty fellow at the Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard; and in 2003-4 at the Center for Ethics and Public Affairs at Tulane University. Her main interests are in theories of practical reasons and values, and in normative ethics.Gerald Lang
was born and raised in London, and spent his student years in Bristol and Oxford. He held teaching appointments in Reading and Oxford before arriving in Leeds in 2005. He has wide-ranging interests in moral and political philosophy.