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Thomas Nagel

Alan Thomas

Thomas Nagel

by Alan Thomas

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Published by Acumen in Chesham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nagel, Thomas, -- 1937-

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlan Thomas.
    SeriesPhilosophy now
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256 p. ;
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13637461M
    ISBN 101844650340, 1844650359
    ISBN 109781844650347, 9781844650354
    OCLC/WorldCa61879366

    Looking for books by Thomas Nagel? See all books authored by Thomas Nagel, including What Does It All Mean?: A Very Short Introduction to Philosophy, and Mortal Questions, and more on Cohen, Marshall, Thomas Nagel, and Thomas Scanlon, editors Published by Princeton University Press () ISBN ISBN

    Book by Thomas Nagel, 56 Copy quote If sub specie aeternitatis [from eternity's point of view] there is no reason to believe that anything matters, then that does not matter either, and we can approach our absurd lives with irony instead of heroism or despair. Review of Nagel, Other Minds forthcoming in Journal of Philosophy Daniel C. Dennett Thomas Nagel, Other Minds: Critical Essays, , Oxford Univ. Press, , pp.$ The institution of book reviews, flawed though it may be, still performs a crucial service of resource enhancement for a discipline, funneling informed attention to at least some of the best among a.

    Thomas Nagel, a professor of philosophy and of law at New York University, has made his reputation over the last fifty years as a leading contributor to moral and political philosophy, with. Derived from Thomas Nagel's Locke Lectures, Equality and Partiality proposes a nonutopian account of political legitimacy, based on the need to accommodate both personal and impersonal motives in any credible moral theory, and therefore in any political theory with a moral foundation. Within each individual, Nagel believes, there is a division between two standpoints, the personal and the.


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Press. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Nagel, Thomas. What does it all mean. Philosophy -- Introductions.

Title. BDN24 ISBN ISBN (pbk.) cloth 10 9 8 7 6 paper 25 24 23 22 21 20 Printed in the United States of America Contents 1.

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