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Philosophical Writings Hardcover – June 20, 2011


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  • Hardcover: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (June 20, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0199587299
  • ISBN-13: 978-0199587292
  • Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,654,310 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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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 contribution to philosophy. His influential works include Individuals (1959), The Bounds of Sense (1966), and Freedom and Resentment (1974).

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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Stephen Ferg on January 8, 2012
Format: Hardcover
Preface
1. Ethical Intuitionism
2. In Defence of a Dogma, (with H. P. Grice)
3. Construction and Analysis
4. Proper Names
5. The Post-Linguistic Thaw
6. Analysis, Science, and Metaphysics
7. Bennett on Kant's Analytic
8. Does Knowledge have Foundations?
9. Knowledge and Truth
10. Scruton and Wright on Anti-Realism
11. Perception and its Objects
12. Liberty and Necessity
13. Sensibility, Understanding, and the Doctrine of Synthesis
14. Two Conceptions of Philosophy
15. Review of Paul Grice, Studies in the Way of Words
16. Knowing from Words
17. What have we learned from Philosophy in the Twentieth Century?
18. A Category of Particulars
19. Paul Grice
20. Why Philosophy?
21. Intellectual Autobiography
22. A Bit of Intellectual Autobiography
Index
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