Practical Tortoise Raising: And Other Philosophical Essays

Oxford University Press (2010)
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Practical philosophy and ethics -- Practical tortise raising -- Truth, beauty, and goodness -- Dilemmas: dithering, plumping, and grief -- Group minds and expressive harm -- Trust, cooperation, and human psychology -- Must we weep for sentimentalism? -- Through thick and thin -- Perspectives, fictions, errors, play -- The steps from doing to saying -- Success semantics -- Wittgenstein's irrealism -- Circles, finks, smells, and biconditionals -- The absolute conception: Putnam vs. Williams -- Julius Caesar and George Berkeley play leapfrog -- The majesty of reason -- Fiction and conviction.
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Call number B1618.B535 2010
ISBN(s) 9780199548057   0199548056
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