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Socratic Puzzles

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PAPERBACK

$50.00 • £40.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780674816541

Publication Date: 09/15/1999

Short

410 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

8 line illustrations

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  • Introduction
  • I. Choice and Utility
    • 1. Coercion
    • 2. Newcomb’s Problem and Two Principles of Choice
    • 3. Reflection’s on Newcomb’s
    • 4. Interpersonal Utility Theory
    • 5. On Austrian Methodology
  • II. Philosophy and Methodology
    • 6. Socratic Puzzles
    • 7. Experience, Theory, and Language
    • 8. Simplicity as Fall-Out
    • 9. Invisible-Hand Explanations
  • III. Ethics and Politics
    • 10. Moral Complications and Moral Structures
    • 11. On the Randian Argument
    • 12. Weighted Voting and “One-Man, One-Vote”
  • IV. Discussions and Reviews
    • 13. Goodman, Nelson, on Merit, Aesthetics
    • 14. Who Would Choose Socialism?
    • 15. Why Do Intellectuals Oppose Capitalism?
    • 16. The Characteristic Features of Extremism
    • 17. War, Terrorism, Reprisals—Drawing Some Moral Lines
    • 18. Do Animals Have Rights?
  • V. Philosophical Fictions
    • 19. Fiction
    • 20. R.S.V.P.—A Story
    • 21. Testament
    • 22. Teleology
  • Notes and References
  • Credits
  • Name Index
  • Subject Index

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