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Published: 30 November 2000

348 Pages


ISBN: 9780199241392

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Ruling Passions

A Theory of Practical Reasoning

Simon Blackburn

Clarendon Press

  • The long-awaited paperback edition of a theory of ethics from a leading contemporary philosopher
  • Blackburn is the author of the best-selling Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy and Think
  • He has become one of the foremost exponents of philosophy to the general public
  • More humane and positive than most contemporary philosophy
  • Written in his characteristic witty, trenchant style
  • Draws on game theory and cognitive science to illuminate ethics

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