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Of Men and Manners: Essays Historical and Philosophical

Anthony Quinton and Anthony Kenny

Abstract

This book is a collection of the writings by the late Lord Quinton, one of the wittiest and most versatile philosophers of his generation. The first part ranges over the last four hundred years of intellectual history, discussing such thinkers as Francis Bacon, Spinoza, Coleridge, Kant, Hegel, T. H. Green, Dewey, Quine, and Ayer. The subject of the second part of the volume is, broadly speaking, value in human society: Quinton discusses freedom, morality, politics, language, culture, and the relation between humans and animals. Together these writings demonstrate the enormous breadth of their ... More

Keywords: Lord Quinton, Francis Bacon, Spinoza, Coleridge, Kant, Hegel, T. H. Green, Dewey, Quine, Ayer

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199694556
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694556.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anthony Quinton, author

Anthony Kenny, editor

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