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The View From Nowhere

Thomas Nagel - Philosophy - 1986 - 256 pages
Human beings have the unique ability to view the world in a detached way: We can think about the world in terms that transcend our own experience or interest, and consider the ...
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Secular Philosophy and the Religious Temperament: Essays 2002-2008

Thomas Nagel - Philosophy - 2009 - 184 pages
This volume collects recent essays and reviews by Thomas Nagel in three subject areas. The first section, including the title essay, is concerned with religious belief and some ...
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The Possibility of Altruism

Thomas Nagel - Philosophy - 1978 - 148 pages
Just as there are rational requirements on thought, there are rational requirements on action. This book defends a conception of ethics, and a related conception of human ...
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Mind and Cosmos: Why the Materialist Neo-Darwinian Conception of Nature Is ...

Thomas Nagel - Science - 2012 - 144 pages
The modern materialist approach to life has conspicuously failed to explain such central mind-related features of our world as consciousness, intentionality, meaning, and value ...
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Mortal Questions

Thomas Nagel - Philosophy - 2012
Thomas Nagel's Mortal Questions explores some fundamental issues concerning the meaning, nature and value of human life. Questions about our attitudes to death, sexual ...
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Concealment and Exposure: And Other Essays

Thomas Nagel - Philosophy - 2002 - 256 pages
Thomas Nagel is widely recognized as one of the top American philosophers working today. Reflecting the diversity of his many philosophical preoccupations, this volume is a ...
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War and Moral Responsibility

Marshall Cohen, Thomas Nagel, Thomas Scanlon, Richard B. Brandt - Philosophy - 1974 - 182 pages
This remarkably rich collection of articles focuses on moral questions about war. The essays, originally published in Philosophy & Public Affairs, cover a wide range of topics ...
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A Brief Inquiry Into the Meaning of Sin and Faith: With "On My Religion"

John Rawls, Thomas Nagel - Philosophy - 2009 - 275 pages
John Rawls never published anything about his own religious beliefs, but after his death two texts were discovered which shed extraordinary light on the subject. A Brief ...
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What Does It All Mean?: A Very Short Introduction to Philosophy

Thomas Nagel - Philosophy - 1987 - 112 pages
Should the hard questions of philosophy matter to ordinary people? In this down-to-earth, nonhistorical guide, Thomas Nagel, the distinguished author of Mortal Questions and ...
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