Ethics, Religion, and Politics

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An essential collection of Anscombe's work on ethics and intention

Gertrude Elizabeth Margaret Anscombe is considered one of analytical philosophy's most prominent figures and a leader in the field of virtue ethics. Ethics, Religion, and Politics: Collected Philosophical Papers, Volume 3, is part of a multi-volume compilation of her work surrounding the philosophy of mind, philosophy of action, philosophy of language, philosophical logic, and ethics. This volume includes selected works relating to consequentialism, intention, and more, providing Ascombe scholars with a high-level view of her evolution of thought.

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Anscombe (1919-2001) read classics and philosophy at St Hugh's College, Oxford from 1937 to 1941 in which year she married the philosopher Peter Geach. She subsequently researched in philosophy at Newnham College, Cambridge where she became a student and friend of Ludwig Wittgenstein. One of his literary executors, she played a large part in editing his unpublished works and was their principal English translator. In 1946 she returned to Oxford as a University Lecturer in 1951. From 1970 until her retirement in 1986 she held the Chair of Philosophy at Cambridge. G. E. M. Anscombe (1919-2001) read classics and philosophy at St Hugh's College, Oxford from 1937 to 1941 in which year she married the philosopher Peter Geach. She subsequently researched in philosophy at Newnham College, Cambridge where she became a student and friend of Ludwig Wittgenstein. She's considered one of analytical philosophy's most prominent figures and a leader in the field of virtue ethics.

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