Justice is Conflict

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Juli 2001



"Hampshire's contribution to philosophy . . . is highly individual. . . . His work displays a broad and systematic outlook, concerned with bringing together views in the theory of knowledge, metaphysics, the philosophy of mind, ethics, and aesthetics. . . . His philosophical style is distinctive, a sensitive blend of the argumentative and the exploratory."--Bernard Williams, "The Encyclopedia of Philosophy"


Preface ix Chapter I The Soul and the City 1 Chapter II Against Monotheism 49 Chapter III Conflict and Conflict Resolution 77


Stuart Hampshire was a Fellow of All Souls College. Oxford, and has held professorships in philosophy at Princeton and Stanford Universities. He is a member of the British Academy and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. His numerous works include Spinoza: Thought and Action; Morality and Conflict: Innocence and Expenence: and Freedom of the Individual (Princeton)


"This elegant small volume ... offers a novel account of how to reason about the universal and particular in politics by examining the tensions between them in the workings of the human mind."--Mark Lilla, The New York Review of Books "This book deserves a wide attentive readership... Hampshire ... believes that the paradigm of deliberative reason lies in public forums like the courts rather than individual delibertation, which has dominated recent philosophical treatments of the subject... [He] denies reason can show some particular conception of justice to be best."--Glen Newey, Times Literary Supplement
EAN: 9780691089744
ISBN: 0691089744
Untertitel: 'Princeton Monographs in Philosophy'. black & white illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Princeton University Press
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2001
Seitenanzahl: 120 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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