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Title Mind, language and morality : essays in honor of Mark Platts / edited by Gustavo Ortiz-Millán, Juan Antonio Cruz Parcero
Published New York, NY : Routledge, Taylor and Francis, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (207 pages)
Series Routledge Festschrifts in philosophy
Routledge Festschrifts in philosophy
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; 1 Ways of Meaning and Knowing Moral Realities; 2 Platts on Kant and Mandeville; 3 Wrong Direction? A Criticism of Direction of Fit; 4 Equality as a Foundation of Ethics; 5 Inflation or Deflation of Rights?; 6 The Debate on the Abuse of the Concept of Human Rights; 7 Convergence or Divergence in the Evolution of (Criminal) Rights? A Case Study of the Multiple Incoherencies of the Presumption of Innocence; 8 Wittgenstein on Rule Following: Some Themes and Some Reactions
9 Kantian Neuroscience and Radical Interpretation: Ways of Meaning in the Bayesian Brain10 Reflections and Replies; a. Barry Stroud on the Meaning and Transcendence of Values ; b. Ralph Walker on an Attempted Alliance Within Moral Philosophy;; c.Gustavo Ortiz-Millan on the Direction of the Mind ;d;James Griffin on the Ethics of Equalityâ; e. Juan Antonio Cruz Parcero, Larry Laudan and Rodolfo Vázquez on Candidates for Being Human Rights ; f. Paul F. Snowdon's Prolegomena to Wittgenstein and Rule-Following
G;Jim Hopkins on Theories of Meaning, Mind and the Brain; 11 Closing Comments: Philosophical Life; Contributors; Index
Summary "Mark Platts is responsible for the first systematic presentation of truth-conditional semantics and for turning a generation of philosophers on to the Davidsonian program. He is also a pioneer in discussions of moral realism, and has made important contributions to bioethics, the philosophy of human rights and moral responsibility. This book is a tribute to Plattss pioneering work in these areas, featuring contributions from number of leading scholars of his work from the US, UK and Mexico. It features replies to the individual essays from Platts, as well as a concluding chapter reflecting on his philosophical career from Oxford to Mexico City. Mind, Language and Morality will be of interest to philosophers across a wide range of areas, including ethics, moral psychology, philosophy of law, and philosophy of language. "--Provided by publisher
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Platts, Mark de Bretton, 1947-
Ethics.
Language and languages -- Philosophy.
Meaning (Philosophy)
Form Electronic book
Author Cruz Parcero, Juan Antonio, editor
Ortiz Millán, Gustavo, editor
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