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- DescriptionThis is the first collection of essays by the celebrated philosopher Elizabeth Anscombe since the publication of three volumes of her papers in 1981. This new collection includes: articles published subsequent to those volumes and t hitherto gathered, previously unpublished papers on human nature and practical philosophy, together with the classic essay Modern Moral Philosophy , and a few otherwise difficult to obtain early pieces such as her Listener article Does Oxford Moral Philosophy Corrupt the Youth? . The appearance of this volume is a major publishing event.
- Author BiographyAnscombe (1919-2001) read classics and philosophy at St Hugh's College, Oxford from 1937 to 1941 in which year she married the philosopher Peter Geach. She subsequently researched in philosophy at Newnham College, Cambridge where she became a student and friend of Ludwig Wittgenstein. One of his literary executors, she played a large part in editing his unpublished works and was their principal English translator. In 1946 she returned to Oxford as a University Lecturer in 1951. From 1970 until her retirement in 1986 she held the Chair of Philosophy at Cambridge.
- Author(s)G. E. M. Anscombe
- PublisherImprint Academic
- Date of Publication29/04/2005
- Series TitleSt Andrews Studies in Philosophy and Public Affairs
- Series Part/Volume NumberNo. 4
- Place of PublicationThorverton
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintImprint Academic
- Weight806 g
- Width135 mm
- Height210 mm
- Spine63 mm
- Edited byLuke Gormally,Mary Geach
- Format DetailsWith printed dust jacket
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