Anthony C. Grayling

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Anthony C. Grayling
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Född3 april 1949 (73 år)
Luanshya, Nordrhodesia
RegionVästerländsk filosofi
SkolaAnalytisk filosofinyateism
IntressenEpistemologi, idéhistoria, etik, logik, metafysik
InfluenserBertrand Russell
SignaturAnthony Clifford Grayling signature.svg

Anthony Clifford Grayling, född 3 april 1949 i Luanshya, är en brittisk filosof och författare. Han var professor i filosofi vid Birkbeck, University of London, innan han år 2011 grundade New College of the Humanities.

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Grayling avlade år 1981 doktorsexamen vid Magdalen College med avhandlingen Epistemological Scepticism and Transcendental Arguments. Mellan 2005 och 2011 var han professor i filosofi vid Birkbeck, University of London. Sistnämnda år grundade Grayling New College of the Humanities at Northeastern, ett privat college i London.

År 2017 utnämndes Grayling till kommendör av Brittiska imperieorden.[1]

Bibliografi (urval)[redigera | redigera wikitext]

  • 1982 – An Introduction to Philosophical Logic
  • 1985 – The Refutation of Scepticism
  • 1988 – Wittgenstein
  • 1996 – Russell
  • 1997 – The Future of Moral Values
  • 2001 – The Meaning of Things: Applying Philosophy to Life
  • 2002 – The Reason of Things: Living with Philosophy
  • 2002 – Russell: A Very Short Introduction
  • 2003 – What Is Good?: The Search for the Best Way to Live
  • 2005 – Descartes: The Life of René Descartes and Its Place in His Times
  • 2005 – The Heart of Things: Applying Philosophy to the 21st Century
  • 2006 – The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy
  • 2007 – Truth, Meaning and Realism: Essays in the Philosophy of Thought
  • 2009 – Ideas That Matter: A Personal Guide for the 21st Century
  • 2009 – Liberty in the Age of Terror: A Defence of Civil Society and Enlightenment Values
  • 2009 – To Set Prometheus Free: Essays on Religion, Reason and Humanity
  • 2009 – Thinking of Answers: Questions in the Philosophy of Everyday Life
  • 2013 – The God Argument
  • 2014 – Among the Dead Cities: Was the Allied Bombing of Civilians in WWII a Necessity or a Crime?
  • 2015 – The Challenge of Things: Thinking Through Troubled Times
  • 2016 – The Age of Genius: The Seventeenth Century and the Birth of the Modern Mind
  • 2017 – War: An Enquiry
  • 2018 – Democracy and its Crisis
  • 2019 – The History of Philosophy
  • 2021 – The Frontiers of Knowledge: What We Know About Science, History and The Mind

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