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Papers in ethics and social philosophy

Papers in ethics and social philosophy

Author: David K Lewis
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Series: Cambridge studies in philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"This is part of a three-volume collection of most of David Lewis's papers in philosophy, except for those which previously appeared in his Philosophical Papers (Oxford University Press, 1983 and 1986). This third volume is devoted to Lewis's work in ethics and social philosophy." "The purpose of this collection, and the two preceding volumes, is to disseminate more widely the work of an eminent and influential  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David K Lewis
ISBN: 0521582490 9780521582490 0521587867 9780521587860
OCLC Number: 40654772
Description: ix, 255 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Semantic analyses for dyadic deontic logic --
2. A problem about permission --
3. Reply to McMichael --
4. Why ain'cha rich? --
5. Desire as belief --
6. Desire as belief II --
7. Dispositional theories of value --
8. The trap's dilemma --
9. Evil for freedom's sake? --
10. Do we believe in penal substitution? --
11. Convention: Reply to Jamieson --
12. Meaning without use: Reply to Hawthorne --
13. Illusory innocence? --
14. Mill and Milquetoast --
15. Academic appointments: Why ignore the advantage of being right? --
16. Devil's bargains and the real world --
17. Buy like a MADman, use like a NUT --
18. The punishment that leaves something to chance.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in philosophy.
Responsibility: David Lewis.

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This third volume of Lewis's papers is devoted to his work in ethics and social philosophy. The purpose of this collection, and the two preceding volumes on Logic, and Epistemology and Metaphysics,  Read more...
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