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    Ethics and the Limits of Philosophy.Bernard Arthur Owen Williams - 1985 - Harvard University Press.
    By the time of his death in 2003, Bernard Williams was one of the greatest philosophers of his generation. Ethics and the Limits of Philosophy is not only widely acknowledged to be his most important book, but also hailed a contemporary classic of moral philosophy. Presenting a sustained critique of moral theory from Kant onwards, Williams reorients ethical theory towards ‘truth, truthfulness and the meaning of an individual life’. He explores and reflects upon the most difficult problems in contemporary philosophy (...)
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    Descartes: The Project of Pure Enquiry.Bernard Arthur Owen Williams - 1978 - Harvester Press.
    Descartes has often been called the 'father of modern philosophy'. His attempts to find foundations for knowledge, and to reconcile the existence of the soul with the emerging science of his time, are among the most influential and widely studied in the history of philosophy. This is a classic and challenging introduction to Descartes by one of the most distinguished modern philosophers. Bernard Williams not only analyzes Descartes' project of founding knowledge on certainty, but uncovers the philosophical motives for his (...)
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    [Book Review] Shame and Necessity. [REVIEW]Bernard Arthur Owen Williams - 1994 - Ethics 105 (1):178-181.
    We tend to suppose that the ancient Greeks had primitive ideas of the self, of responsibility, freedom, and shame, and that now humanity has advanced from these to a more refined moral consciousness. Bernard Williams's original and radical book questions this picture of Western history. While we are in many ways different from the Greeks, Williams claims that the differences are not to be traced to a shift in these basic conceptions of ethical life. We are more like the ancients (...)
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  4. The Sense of the Past Collected Papers in the History of Philosophy.Bernard Arthur Owen Williams - 2005
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  5. Plato: The Invention of Philosophy.Bernard Arthur Owen Williams - 1998 - Phoenix.
    The 3rd batch of 6 books in this series on the Greatest Philosophers by acclaimed specialists writing for the General reader. From Aristotle to Wittgenstein, from Democritus to Derrida, this series provides a lucid and consise survey of philosophers ancient and modern. Each volume is by an acknowledged expert briefed to address the adventurous but non specialist reader.
     
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  6. British Analytical Philosophy.Bernard Arthur Owen Williams - 1966 - New York: Humanities Press.
     
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  7. La Philosophie Morale Britannique.Monique Canto-Sperber & Bernard Arthur Owen Williams - 1994
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  8. Bryan Magee Talks to Bernard Williams About Descartes.Bryan Magee, Bernard Arthur Owen Williams, Inc Bbc Education & Training, B. B. C. Worldwide Americas & Films for the Humanities - 1997 - Films for the Humanities & Sciences.
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  9. Bryan Magee Talks to Bernard Williams About Descartes.Bryan Magee, Bernard Arthur Owen Williams, Inc Bbc Education & Training, B. B. C. Worldwide Americas & Films for the Humanities - 1987 - Films for the Humanities & Sciences.
     
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  10. The Spell of Linguistic Philosophy Bryan Magee Talked to Bernard Williams.Bryan Magee, Bernard Arthur Owen Williams & British Broadcasting Corporation - 1977 - British Broadcasting Corporation.
     
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  11. Imagination and the Self.Bernard Arthur Owen Williams - 1966 - Oxford University Press.
     
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  12. Morality and the Emotions: An Inaugural Lecture.Bernard Arthur Owen Williams - 1966 - London: Bedford College.
     
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  13. Plato.Bernard Arthur Owen Williams - 1997 - Routledge.
     
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