Following on from the success of the first edition of What Philosophers Think , this second edition brings together a collection of interviews with some of the world's most important and influential philosophers and intellectuals and leading figures in the arts and politics, including: Bernard Williams - Onora O'Neill - Philippa Foot - Philip Pullman - Bhikhu Parekh - Slavoj ++i++ek - AC Grayling - Igor Alexander - Alexander McCall Smith - Daniel Dennett - Oliver Letwin The interviews - all revised and expanded from The Philosopher's Magazine - cover a wide range of issues and offer a unique i
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Preface; 1 Politics and Philosophy Oliver Letwin; 2 11 September Roundtable; 3 Security and The War on Terror' Roundtable; 4 Terrorism and Punishment Ted Honderich; 5 Multiculturalism Bhikhu Parekh; 6 Multiculturalism, Pluralism and Tolerance Slavoj Zizek; 7 Trust and Autonomy Onora O'Neill; 8 Philosophy and Public Understanding A. C. Grayling; 9 Making Babies Mary Warnock; 10 Goodness Philippa Foot; 11 Love The Soho Symposium; 12 Truth and Truthfulness Bernard Williams; 13 The Metaphysics of Quality Robert M. Pirsig 14 Philosophy and the Novel Alexander McCall Smith15 Writing for Children Philip Pullman; 16 Artificial Intelligence Igor Aleksander; Index
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