Bernard Arthur Owen Williams

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English philosopher credited with reviving the field of moral philosophy (1929-2003)

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Reflective Endorsement is championed by such eighteenth-century sentimentalists as David Hume and the contemporary philosopher Bernard Williams.
The insights of Noam Chomsky, Daniel Dennett, Martha Nussbaum, Peter Singer, John Searle, Bernard Williams, and others are described as they relate to such question as the nature of the self, free will, the nature of knowledge, the existence of the soul, the problem of meaning, the limits of understanding, moral luck, and the meaning of life and death.
28 with Olympic and world championship medallist Bernard Williams down in sixth place.
Michael Tanner, for example, is a leading commentator on Wagner, and here introduces another, the late Bernard Williams, formerly Knights-bridge Professor of Philosophy at Cambridge.
Secretary Bernard Williams described the ruling as ridiculous and confirmed it had left a huge cloud hanging over the club.
The research was carried out by UK building economists Bernard Williams Associates (BWA), which analysed project costs of more than 80 building types in 12 countries.
In his remarkable study, Shame and Necessity, Bernard Williams discusses an analogous situation in connection with the concept of intention in Homer:
Drawing upon the theories of Paul Ricaeur, Bernard Williams, and Emmanuel Levinas, Spargo examines the ethical dimensions of anti-consolatory grief in classical mythology and a wide range of English and American literature, always insisting upon the mourner's ethical responsibility towards the dead.
DVD Extras: Alternative 50 minute version of the very first episode "Arrival", 250 word guide to alternative first episode, interview with production manager Bernard Williams, textless intro and outro sequences, foreign language filing cabinet sequence, "For The Love Of" featurette, Renault 21 TV commercial, cast and crew biographies, stills and merchandise galleries, production notes.
Shawn Crawford, center, Bernard Williams, right, and Justin Gatlin gave the U.
Bernard Williams, of the Maine Army National Guard, who attended the March 23-24 event in Denver.
Bernard Williams (1929-2003), one of the most eminent recent British philosophers, begins his last book by noting two seemingly contradictory tendencies in modern Western thought: a commitment to truth and truthfulness and a suspicion about truth-claims in particular and in general.
Americans Bernard Williams and John Capel were first and second in the men's 100m.
But off-form sprinter Dwain Chambers flopped again, trailing in behind Americans Bernard Williams and John Capel and third placed Uchenna Emedolu.
10 seconds, with American champion Bernard Williams claiming first - while Paris gold medallist Kim Collins could only manage sixth, clocking 10.