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Other Minds: Critical Essays 1969-1994

Thomas Nagel - Philosophy - 1995 - 240 pages
Over the past twenty-five years, Thomas Nagel has played a major role in the philosophico-biological debate on subjectivity and consciousness. This extensive collection of ...
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Concealment and Exposure: And Other Essays

Thomas Nagel - Philosophy - 2004 - 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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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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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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Equality and Partiality

Thomas Nagel - Philosophy - 1995 - 208 pages
Derived from Thomas Nagel's Locke Lectures, Equality and Partiality proposes a nonutopian account of political legitimacy, based on the need to accommodate both personal and ...
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The Myth of Ownership: Taxes and Justice

Liam Murphy, Thomas Nagel - Philosophy - 2002 - 240 pages
In a capitalist economy, taxes are the most important instrument by which the political system puts into practice a conception of economic and distributive justice. Taxes ...
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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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The Last Word

Thomas Nagel - Philosophy - 1997 - 147 pages
"...[a] subtle, compact, and forceful book.... is a work of philosophical reflection...a significant contribution to the culture wars of our time."--New York Review of Books ...
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