Essays and Reviews: 1959-2002

Essays and Reviews: 1959-2002


Bernard Williams used to be probably the most vital philosophers of the prior fifty years, yet he used to be additionally a exclusive critic and essayist with a sublime variety and a unprecedented skill to speak complicated rules to a large public. this is often the 1st choice of Williams's well known essays and experiences. Williams writes a few huge variety of matters, from philosophy to technological know-how, the arts, economics, feminism, and pornography.

Included are experiences of significant books comparable to John Rawls's Theory of Justice, Richard Rorty's results of Pragmatism, and Martha Nussbaum's Therapy of Desire. yet lots of those essays expand past philosophy, supplying an highbrow travel in the course of the earlier part century, from C. S. Lewis to Noam Chomsky. regardless of the topic, readers see a first class brain grappling with landmark books in "real time," prior to severe consensus had shaped and ossified.

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