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G. E. M. Anscombe

Gertrude Elizabeth Margaret Anscombe, FBA (18 March 1919 – 5 January 2001), usually cited as G. E. M. Anscombe, was a British analytic philosopher. [1]

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Action (philosophy)

An action is something which is done by an agent.

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Action theory (philosophy)

Action theory is an area in philosophy concerned with theories about the processes causing willful human bodily movements of a more or less complex kind.

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American Academy of Arts and Sciences

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, frequently known as the American Academy, is one of the oldest and most prestigious honorary societies and a leading center for policy research in the United States.

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Analytic philosophy

Analytic philosophy (sometimes analytical philosophy) is a style of philosophy that became dominant in English-speaking countries during the 20th century.

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Analytical Thomism

Analytical Thomism is a philosophical movement which promotes the interchange of ideas between the thought of Saint Thomas Aquinas (including the philosophy carried on in relation to his thinking, called 'Thomism'), and modern analytic philosophy.

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Aristotle

Aristotle (Ἀριστοτέλης, Aristotélēs; 384322 BC) was a Greek philosopher and scientist born in the Macedonian city of Stagira, Chalkidice, on the northern periphery of Classical Greece.

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Ascension Parish Burial Ground

The Ascension Parish Burial Ground, formerly St Giles and St Peter's Parish, is a cemetery in Cambridge, England.

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Austrian Decoration for Science and Art

The Austrian Decoration for Science and Art (Österreichisches Ehrenzeichen für Wissenschaft und Kunst) is a state decoration of the Republic of Austria and forms part of the national honours system of that country.

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Belief

Belief is the state of mind in which a person thinks something to be the case, with or without there being empirical evidence to prove that something is the case with factual certainty.

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Birth control

Birth control, also known as contraception and fertility control, are methods or devices used to prevent pregnancy.

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Blackwell UK

Blackwell UK, also known as Blackwell's and Blackwell Group, is a British academic book retailer and library supply service originally founded in 1879 by Benjamin Henry Blackwell, after whom the chain is named.

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Brute fact

In contemporary philosophy, a brute fact is something that cannot be explained.

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C. S. Lewis

Clive Staples Lewis (29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963) was a British novelist, poet, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, lay theologian, broadcaster, lecturer, and Christian apologist.

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Cambridge

The city of Cambridge is a university city and the county town of Cambridgeshire, England.

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Candace Vogler

Candace A. Vogler is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Chicago.

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Catholicism

Catholicism (from Greek καθολικισμός, katholikismos, "universal doctrine") and its adjectival form Catholic are used as broad terms for describing specific traditions in the Christian churches in theology, doctrine, liturgy, ethics, and spirituality.

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Consequentialism

Consequentialism is the class of normative ethical theories holding that the consequences of one's conduct are the ultimate basis for any judgment about the rightness or wrongness of that conduct.

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David Kaplan (philosopher)

David Benjamin Kaplan (born 1933) is an American philosopher and logician teaching at UCLA.

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David Lewis (philosopher)

David Kellogg Lewis (September 28, 1941 – October 14, 2001) was an American philosopher.

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Derek Brewer

Derek Stanley Brewer (13 July 1923 – 23 October 2008) was a medieval scholar, author and publisher.

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Description

Description is one of four rhetorical modes (also known as modes of discourse), along with exposition, argumentation, and narration.

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Direction of fit

The technical term direction-of-fit is used to describe the distinctions that are offered by two related sets of opposing terms.

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Donald Davidson (philosopher)

Donald Herbert Davidson (March 6, 1917 – August 30, 2003) was an American philosopher who was "one of the greatest philosophers of the late 20th century." He served as Slusser Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley from 1981 to 2003 after having also held teaching appointments at Stanford University, Rockefeller University, Princeton University, and the University of Chicago.

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Ethics

Ethics, or moral philosophy, is the branch of philosophy that involves systematizing, defending, and recommending concepts of right and wrong conduct.

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First Things

First Things is a conservative and traditionalist ecumenical religious journal focused on creating a "religiously informed public philosophy for the ordering of society".

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Gareth Evans (philosopher)

Gareth Evans (12 May 1946 – 10 August 1980) was a British philosopher.

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Georg Henrik von Wright

Georg Henrik von Wright (14 June 1916 – 16 June 2003) was a Finnish philosopher, who succeeded Ludwig Wittgenstein as professor at the University of Cambridge.

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George Sayer

George Sydney Benedict Sayer (1 June 1914 – 20 October 2005) was a teacher at Malvern College and is probably best known for his biography of the author C. S. Lewis.

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Gottlob Frege

Friedrich Ludwig Gottlob Frege (8 November 1848 – 26 July 1925) was a German philosopher, logician, and mathematician.

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Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884December 26, 1972) was the 33rd President of the United States (1945–53).

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Harvard University

Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, established in 1636.

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Henry Sidgwick

Henry Sidgwick (31 May 1838 – 28 August 1900) was an English utilitarian philosopher and economist.

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Hiroshima

tom() is the capital of Hiroshima Prefecture, and the largest city in the Chūgoku region of western Honshu, the largest island of Japan.

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Indexicality

In linguistics and in philosophy of language, an indexical behavior or utterance points to (or indicates) some state of affairs.

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Institution

Institutions are "stable, valued, recurring patterns of behavior." As structures or mechanisms of social order, they govern the behaviour of a set of individuals within a given community.

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Intention

Intention is a mental state that represents a commitment to carrying out an action or actions in the future.

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Intention (book)

Intention is a 1957 book by the philosopher G. E. M. Anscombe.

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Irish War of Independence

The Irish War of Independence (Cogadh na Saoirse) or Anglo-Irish War was a guerrilla war fought from 1919 to 1921 between the Irish Republican Army (the army of the Irish Republic) and the British security forces in Ireland.

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John Joseph Haldane

John Joseph Haldane (born 19 February 1954) is a Scottish philosopher, commentator and broadcaster.

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John McDowell

John Henry McDowell (born 1942) is a South African philosopher, formerly a fellow of University College, Oxford and now University Professor at the University of Pittsburgh.

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John Perry (philosopher)

John R. Perry (born 1943) is Henry Waldgrave Stuart Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at Stanford University and Distinguished Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at the University of California, Riverside.

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John Searle

John Rogers Searle (born July 31, 1932) is an American philosopher and currently the Slusser Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley.

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Limerick

Limerick (or; Luimneach) is a city in county Limerick, Ireland.

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Literary executor

A literary executor is a person granted (by a will) decision-making power in respect of a literary estate.

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Logical positivism

Logical positivism and logical empiricism, which together formed neopositivism, was a movement in Western philosophy that embraced verificationism, an approach that sought to legitimize philosophical discourse on a basis shared with the best examples of empirical sciences.

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Ludwig Wittgenstein

Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein (26 April 1889 – 29 April 1951) was an Austrian-British philosopher who worked primarily in logic, the philosophy of mathematics, the philosophy of mind, and the philosophy of language.

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Mary Warnock, Baroness Warnock

Helen Mary Warnock, Baroness Warnock, (née Wilson; born 14 April 1924) is a British philosopher of morality, education and mind, and writer on existentialism.

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Miracles (book)

Miracles is a book written by C. S. Lewis, originally published in 1947 and revised in 1960.

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Modern Moral Philosophy

"Modern Moral Philosophy" is an influential article on moral philosophy by G. E. M. Anscombe, originally published in the journal Philosophy, vol.

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Nagasaki

() is the capital and the largest city of Nagasaki Prefecture on the island of Kyushu in Japan.

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Naturalism (philosophy)

In philosophy, naturalism is the "idea or belief that only natural (as opposed to supernatural or spiritual) laws and forces operate in the world." Adherents of naturalism (i.e., naturalists) assert that natural laws are the rules that govern the structure and behavior of the natural universe, that the changing universe at every stage is a product of these laws.

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Newnham College, Cambridge

Newnham College is a women-only constituent college of the University of Cambridge, England.

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Nuclear weapon

A nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission (fission bomb) or a combination of fission and fusion (thermonuclear weapon).

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P. F. Strawson

Sir Peter Frederick Strawson FBA (23 November 1919 – 13 February 2006) was an English philosopher.

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Peter Geach

Peter Thomas Geach, MA, FBA (29 March 1916 – 21 December 2013) was a British philosopher and Emeritus Professor of Logic at the University of Leeds.

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Phenomenalism

Phenomenalism is the view that physical objects cannot justifiably be said to exist in themselves, but only as perceptual phenomena or sensory stimuli (e.g. redness, hardness, softness, sweetness, etc.) situated in time and in space.

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Philippa Foot

Philippa Ruth Foot (née Bosanquet; 3 October 1920 3 October 2010) was a British philosopher, most notable for her works in ethics.

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Philosophical Investigations

Philosophical Investigations (Philosophische Untersuchungen) is a highly influential work by the 20th-century philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein.

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Philosophical logic

Philosophical logic refers to those areas of philosophy in which recognized methods of logic have traditionally been used to solve or advance the discussion of philosophical problems.

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Philosophy of desire

In philosophy, desire has been identified as a philosophical problem since Antiquity.

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Philosophy of language

Philosophy of language is concerned with four central problems: the nature of meaning, language use, language cognition, and the relationship between language and reality.

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Philosophy of mind

Philosophy of mind is a branch of philosophy that studies the nature of the mind, mental events, mental functions, mental properties, consciousness, and their relationship to the physical body, particularly the brain.

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Philosophy of religion

Philosophy of religion is a branch of philosophy concerned with questions regarding religion, including the nature and existence of God, the examination of religious experience, analysis of religious vocabulary and texts, and the relationship of religion and science.

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Practical reason

In philosophy, practical reason is the use of reason to decide how to act.

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Princeton University

Princeton University is a private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey, United States.

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Psychological projection

Psychological projection, also known as blame shifting, is a theory in psychology in which humans defend themselves against unpleasant impulses by denying their existence in themselves, while attributing them to others.

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Roger Scruton

Roger Vernon Scruton, FBA, FRSL (born 27 February 1944) is an English philosopher who specialises in aesthetics.

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Rosalind Hursthouse

Rosalind Hursthouse (born 10 November 1943) is a moral philosopher noted for her work on virtue ethics.

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Royal Welch Fusiliers

The Royal Welch Fusiliers was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the Prince of Wales' Division.

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Rush Rhees

Rush Rhees (19 March 1905 – 22 May 1989) was a philosopher.

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Socratic Club

The Oxford Socratic Club was formed in December 1941, at Oxford University, by Stella Aldwinckle of the Oxford Pastorate and a group of undergraduate students, in order to provide "an open forum for the discussion of the intellectual difficulties connected with religion and with Christianity in particular." A student by the name of Monica Shorten had expressed a need for such a club.

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Somerville College, Oxford

Somerville College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England.

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Speech act

A speech act in linguistics and the philosophy of language is an utterance that has performative function in language and communication.

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St Hugh's College, Oxford

St Hugh's College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford.

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Stanford University

Stanford University (officially Leland Stanford Junior University) is a private research university in Stanford, California, and one of the world's most prestigious institutions, with the top position in numerous rankings and measures in the United States.

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Sydenham High School

Sydenham High School is an independent school for 4- to 18-year-old girls located in London, England.

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The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph is a British daily morning English-language broadsheet newspaper, published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed throughout the United Kingdom and internationally.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British national daily newspaper.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.

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Thomas Aquinas

Tommaso d'Aquino, OP (1225 – 7 March 1274), also known as Thomas Aquinas, was an Italian Dominican friar and Catholic priest who was an immensely influential philosopher, theologian and jurist in the tradition of scholasticism, within which he is also known as the "Doctor Angelicus" and "Doctor Communis".

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Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus

The Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (Latin for "Logico-Philosophical Treatise") is the only book-length philosophical work published by the German-Austrian philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein in his lifetime.

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University of Cambridge

The University of CambridgeThe corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.

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University of Oxford

The University of Oxford (informally Oxford University or simply Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England.

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Utilitarianism

Utilitarianism is a theory in normative ethics holding that the best moral action is the one that maximizes utility.

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Virtue ethics

Virtue ethics (or aretaic ethics from the Greek arete) emphasizes the role of one's character and the virtues that one's character embodies for determining or evaluating ethical behavior.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G._E._M._Anscombe

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