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Discussions of Simone Weil
Discussions of Simone Weil (January 2000)
Rush Rhees - Author
D. Z. Phillips - Editor
Mario von der Ruhr - With assistance from

A distinguished discussion of Weil's views on social philosophy, science, ethics, and religion.

The work of Simone Weil has not garnered the attention it deserves in the Anglo-American tradition. In this book, Rhees, the noted thinker trained by Wittgenstein, provides the most sustained critique to date of Weil's views on science and religion. In this decidedly Wittgensteinian spin on the philosophy of religion, Rhees' observations on...(Read More)
Interventions in Ethics
Interventions in Ethics (August 1992)
D. Z. Phillips - Editor

There is a growing need for interventions in ethics to counteract the tendency to generalize about moral issues. This book contains essays, written between 1965 and 1990, which focus on the need to explore such issues as the nature of moral endeavor, the request for a justification of moral endeavor; the appeal to human flourishing; the nature of the good life; the nature of moral change; and moral relativity. The author argues his case in relatio...(Read More)
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