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G.E.M. Anscombe Series

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Collections of essays by G.E.M. Anscombe

Edited by Mary Geach and Luke Gormally

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Human Life, Action and Ethics

Presents a 9781845400613collection of essays by the celebrated philosopher Elizabeth Anscombe. This collection includes papers on human nature and practical philosophy, together with the classic ‘Modern Moral Philosophy’.

 

 

 

Faith in a Hard Ground

9781845401436

Elizabeth Anscombe’s forthright philosophy speaks directly to many religious and ethical issues of current concern.This collection of her essays forms a companion volume to the critically acclaimed Human Life, Action and Ethics published in 2005.

 

 

 

From Plato to Wittgenstein

9781845402327

More treasures from the archive of papers left by philosopher Elizabeth Anscombe, edited by her daughter and son-in-law, philosophers Mary Geach and Luke Gormally. This volume collects a number of published and unpublished papers by Elizabeth Anscombe in which she engages with the thought of major philosophers of the past. Philosophers featured include Plato, Anselm, Aquinas, Descartes, Hume, Spinoza, and Wittgenstein.

 

 

 

Logic, Truth and Meaning

9781845408817

This fourth and final volume of writings by Elizabeth Anscombe reprints her Introduction to Wittgenstein’s Tractatus, together with a number of later essays on thought and language in which she explores issues of reason, representation, truth and existence. As with previous volumes this gathers hitherto inaccessible publications and previously unpublished texts. Singly and collectively the four volumes provide for a broader and deeper understanding of the thought of one of the twentieth century’s most important anglophone philosophers.

 

 

The Moral Philosophy of Elizabeth Anscombe

 Elizabeth Anscombe’s 1958 essay ‘Modern Moral Philosophy’ contributed to the transformation of the subject from the late 1960s, reversing the trend to assume that there is no intrinsic connection between facts, values, and reasons for action; and directing attention towards the category of virtues. Her later ethical writings were focused on particular ideas and issues such as those of conscience, double-effect, murder, and sexual ethics. In this collection of new essays deriving from a conference held in Oxford these and other aspects of her moral philosophy are examined. Anyone interested in Anscombe’s work will want to read this volume.

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