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Reasons and Persons by [Derek Parfit]

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Reasons and Persons Kindle Edition

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Length: 560 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled Language: English

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In Reasons and Persons, [Parfit's] clipped prose, with its repetitive sentences, poetic cadence and sly humour becomes the vehicle for a depth and range of insight rarely matched in recent philosophy. (Kieran Setiya, Times Literary Supplement)

Very few works in the subject can compare with Parfit's in scope, fertility, imaginative resource, and cogency of reasoning. (P.F. Strawson, The New York Review of Books) --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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Reasons and persons challenges, with several powerful arguments, some of our deepest beliefs about rationality, morality, and personal identity. --This text refers to the paperback edition.

Product details

  • ASIN : B006QV7ZMS
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford (23 January 1986)
  • Language : English
  • File size : 3301 KB
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Screen Reader : Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
  • X-Ray : Not Enabled
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Print length : 560 pages
  • Page numbers source ISBN : 0198246153
  • Customer Reviews:
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John Saunders
4.0 out of 5 stars A good copy of one of the most distinguished modern philosophers
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 20 January 2019
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5.0 out of 5 stars Thanks
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5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant and game changing.
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1.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful book, disastrous edition
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4.0 out of 5 stars I miss you, Derek
Reviewed in Canada on 1 November 2017
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