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Author Name:    ANSCOMBE, G.E.M.

Title:   Intention.

Publisher:    Cornell University Press, Ithaca, N.Y., 1966, 

Seller ID:   87245

ANSCOMBE, G.E.M. Intention. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1966. Second Printing of Second Edition. Pp [i]-ix,(3),[1]-94,(2). 8vo, grey card covers, lettered in maroon. G. E. M. Anscombe (1919-2001), born Gertrude Elizabeth Margaret Anscombe, but better known as Elizabeth Anscombe, was a British analytic philosopher. A student of Ludwig Wittgenstein, she became anauthority on his work. She wrote on the philosophy of mind, philosophy of action, philosophical logic, philosophy of language, and ethics. Her monograph Intention is generally recognized as her greatest and most influential work, and the continuing philosophical interest in the concepts of intention, action and practical reasoning can be said to have taken its main impetus from this work. George Parkin Grant (1918-1988) was a Canadian philosopher, teacher and political commentator, whose popular appeal peaked in the late 1960s and 1970s. He is best known for his nationalism, political conservatism, comments on technology, pacifism, Christian faith, and conservative views regarding abortion and is credited as one of Canada's most original thinkers. Grant was a faculty member at Dalhousie University, Halifax, N.S.,twice (1947-1960, 1980-1988). Spine and margins lightly browned, else very good. Ex-libris George P. Grant (without indication, but acquired from his estate). 25.00


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