By Fred R. Berger (auth.), Alan Donagan, Anthony N. Perovich Jr., Michael V. Wedin (eds.)
Everybody understands Marjorie Grene. partially, it's because she is a presence: her vividness, her power, her acute intelligence, her serious part, her quickly humor, her love of speaking, her ardour for philosophy - all mix to make her inevitable. Marjorie Grene can't be neglected or missed or undervalued. She is there - Dasein personified. it really is an honor to provide a Festschrift to her. It honors philosophy to honor her. Professor Grene has formed American philosophy in her distinc tive method (or, we must always say, in distinct ways). She was once one of the first to introduce Heidegger's concept ... seriously ... to the yank and English philosophical neighborhood, first in her early essay within the magazine of Philosophy (1938), after which in her ebook Heidegger (1957). She has written to boot on Jaspers and Marcel, as within the Kenyon assessment (1957). Grene's publication Dreadful Freedom (1948) used to be essentially the most very important and influential introductions to Existentialism, and her works on Sartre were one of the so much profound and insightful experiences of his philosophy from the earliest to the later writings: her ebook Sartre (1973), and her papers 'L'Homme est une ardour inutile: Sartre and Heideg ger' within the Kenyon evaluate (1947), 'Sartre's conception of the Emo tions' in Yale French reports (1948), 'Sartre: A Philosophical examine' in brain (1969), 'The Aesthetic discussion of Sartre and Merleau-Ponty' within the preliminary quantity of the magazine of the British Society for Phenomenology (1970), 'On First analyzing L'Idiot de
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1981), 'Values and Purposes: The Limits of Teleology and the Ends of Friendship', The Journal of Philosophy 78, pp. 747-765. : (1975), Sociobiology: The New Synthesis, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts. : (1978), On Human Nature, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts. : (1958), The Idea of a Social Science and Its Relation to Philosophy, Routledge and Kegan Paul, London. RICHARD M. BURIAN THE "INTERNAL POLITICS" OF BIOLOGY AND THE JUSTIFICATION OF BIOLOGICAL THEORIES* FOREWORD Marjorie Grene has played an extraordinary role in the philosophy of biology.
1976), 'The Schizophrenia of Modern Ethical Theories', The Journal of Philosophy 73, pp. 453-466. Stocker, M. : (1981), 'Values and Purposes: The Limits of Teleology and the Ends of Friendship', The Journal of Philosophy 78, pp. 747-765. : (1975), Sociobiology: The New Synthesis, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts. : (1978), On Human Nature, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts. : (1958), The Idea of a Social Science and Its Relation to Philosophy, Routledge and Kegan Paul, London.
Rawls (1971), p. 502) It is not clear that the desire to act on the principle of utility is quite the same as the desire to act so as to maximize good consequences, but it is clear, as I shall argue below, that Mill did not hold that one does or should always act from such a desire. 5 John Stuart Mill (1963-present), vol. 10, p. 210 (Utilitarianism). The sort of theory I attribute to Mill is explored in detail in my (1983). 6 John Stuart Mill (1963-present), vol. 10, pp. 224-225 (Utilitarianism).
Human Nature and Natural Knowledge: Essays Presented to Marjorie Grene on the Occasion of Her Seventy-Fifth Birthday by Fred R. Berger (auth.), Alan Donagan, Anthony N. Perovich Jr., Michael V. Wedin (eds.)