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Hampshire, Stuart 1914-2004

Overview
Works: 115 works in 758 publications in 7 languages and 18,471 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conference papers and proceedings  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Opponent
Classifications: JA79, 170
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Stuart Hampshire
Spinoza by Stuart Hampshire( Book )

101 editions published between 1915 and 1992 in 7 languages and held by 1,742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this study, the author describes and assesses Spinoza's ideas and shows how they make up a body of thought far greater than the sum of its parts
The age of reason : the 17th century philosophers by Stuart Hampshire( Book )

72 editions published between 1951 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book presents selections from basic writings of major 17th century philosophers, along with an interpretive commentary about their works
Thought and action by Stuart Hampshire( Book )

63 editions published between 1959 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freedom of the individual by Stuart Hampshire( Book )

41 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in English and held by 1,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stuart Hampshire's essay on human freedom offers an important analysis of concepts surrounding the central idea of intentional action. The author contrasts the powers of animals and of inanimate things; examines the relation between power and action; and distinguishes between two kinds of self-knowledge. Explaining human freedom by means of this distinction, he focuses his attention on self-knowledge gained by introspection. He writes: "...an individual who acquires more systematic knowledge of the causes of states of mind, emotion, and desires, insofar as these are not the outcome of his decision, thereby becomes more free than he previously was to control and direct his own life:...there will in general be a closer correlation between that which he sets himself to do and that which he actually achieves in his life."In a postscript on determinism and psychological explanation, the author provides a detailed account of some of the ways in which explanation of states of mind differs from explanation of physical states.Originally published in 1975.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905
Public and private morality by Stuart Hampshire( Book )

40 editions published between 1978 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 1,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How far can we apply the same moral principles to both public and private behaviour. In the interests of effective political action, are we right to accept acts of deceit, exploitation or force which we would regard as unacceptable in private relations with individuals? What means can be properly adopted in the promotion of great public causes? The problem of 'dirty hands' in politics was posed most strikingly by Machiavelli. It has re-emerged this century in a pressing and, to some extent, a new form, in connection with the two World Wars and more recently the Vietnam War, where the political decisions and the destruction, and risks of destruction, have been of a scale and character not previously experienced. The contributors, including Bernard Williams, Thomas Nagel, T.M. Scanlon, and Ronald Dworkin, examine the background to this problem in moral and political theory.--Publisher description
Modern writers and other essays by Stuart Hampshire( Book )

20 editions published between 1952 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four new countries and nine updated editions have been added to Bobbie Kalman's popular Lands, Peoples, and Cultures series. These powerful and intimate portraits of countries use up-to-date information and full-color photography. Presented in a mini series format, three books per country ensure thorough coverage of all the important aspects. It also allows more students to work on different projects at the same time. Covering more than basic history and geography, students will be fascinated to learn about: -- the land ... geography, agriculture, transportation, history, industry, and glorious wonders-- the people ... unique customs, customs we share, problems faced by minority groups and women-- the culture ... modern festivals, ancient processions, food, games, and more. Archaeologists have traced the long history of the people of Nigeria back 2,000 years. This new book details its people from the early powerful kingdoms to enslavement and colonization by the Europeans, to independence. Candid photographs help show what life is like today at home, at school, in the workplace, and in the cities and villages. Topics include: journey through time -- home to many people -- village and city life -- a variety of homes -- food and markets -- school days -- sports and leisure
Innocence and experience by Stuart Hampshire( Book )

33 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and Italian and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morality and conflict by Stuart Hampshire( Book )

26 editions published between 1983 and 1994 in English and held by 923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The morality of scholarship by Northrop Frye( Book )

16 editions published between 1967 and 1973 in English and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freedom of mind : and other essays by Stuart Hampshire( Book )

26 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in English and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each of the fourteen essays in this volume is directed to some aspect of these two questions: What are the peculiarities of the concepts that we use to describe and to criticize the mental states and performances of human beings? What are the peculiarities of the knowledge that we may possess of our own mental states and attitudes and of the mental states and attitudes of others? Each of us is both a scientific student of others' beliefs, desires, and attitudes and the responsible author of his own beliefs and attitudes. The center of the freedom-of-mind problem, Professor Hampshire asserts, is the confusion that arises when we try to reconcile the explanations that we would give of the same mental state or process from the two different points of view.Originally published in 1971.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905
Two theories of morality by Stuart Hampshire( Book )

22 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophy of mind by Stuart Hampshire( Book )

15 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Justice is conflict by Stuart Hampshire( Book )

25 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher's description: This book, which inaugurates the Princeton Monographs in Philosophy series, starts from Plato's analogy in the Republic between conflict in the soul and conflict in the city. Plato's solution required reason to impose agreement and harmony on the warring passions, and this search for harmony and agreement constitutes the main tradition in political philosophy up to and including contemporary liberal theory. Hampshire undermines this tradition by developing a distinction between justice in procedures, which demands that both sides in a conflict should be heard, and justice in matters of substance, which will always be disputed. Rationality in private thinking consists in adversary reasoning, and so it does in public affairs. Moral conflict is eternal, and institutionalized argument is its only universally acceptable restraint and the only alternative to tyranny. In the chapter "Against Monotheism," Hampshire argues that monotheistic beliefs are only with difficulty made compatible with pluralism in ethics. In "Conflict and Conflict Resolution," he argues that socialism, seen as the proposal of extended political solutions for natural human ills, is still a relevant, yet strongly contested, ideal
The Socialist idea : a reappraisal by Leszek Kołakowski( Book )

25 editions published between 1974 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Hume : a symposium by David Pears( Book )

20 editions published between 1963 and 1966 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spinoza and Spinozism by Stuart Hampshire( Book )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Stuart Hampshire, one of the most eminent British philosophers of the twentieth century, will perhaps be best remembered for his work on the seventeenth-century philosopher Spinoza, nearly all of which is gathered now in this volume. Among the great thinkers of modern times, only Spinoza created a complete system of philosophy that rivals Plato's. Few other thinkers have felt so strongly 'the desire to have a unitary view of the world and of man's place within it' - a desire that led Spinoza to make crucial contributions to every major philosophical topic: the nature of knowledge and freedom, the existence of God, ethics and politics, mind and matter, pleasure and perception." "Hampshire's classic 1951 introductory book Spinoza pioneered the revival of interest in him in the English-speaking world. It remains the best introduction, and it is reprinted here in its revised edition. But what gives particular interest to this new volume is the first publication of Hampshire's last work 'Spinoza and Spinozism', an extended presentation of a Spinozist philosophical worldview. To complete the picture, Hampshire's influential 1962 essay, 'Spinoza and the Idea of Freedom' is also included."--Jacket
Ethics preceded by On the improvement of the understanding by Benedictus de Spinoza( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Published shortly after his death in 1677, Ethics is undoubtedly Spinoza?s greatest work: a fully cohesive philosophical system that strives to provide a coherent picture of reality and to comprehend the meaning of an ethical life. Following a logical step-by-step format, it defines in turn the nature of God, the mind, human bondage to the emotions, and the power of understanding, moving from a consideration of the eternal to speculate upon humanity's place in the natural order, freedom, and the path to attainable happiness. A powerful work of elegant simplicity, Ethics is a brilliantly insightful consideration of the possibility of redemption through intense thought and philosophical reflection."--Page 4 of cover
Morality and pessimism by Stuart Hampshire( Book )

8 editions published between 1972 and 1980 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The age of reason; the seventeenth century philosophers. Selected, with introd. and interpretive commentary by Stuart Hampshire( Book )

4 editions published between 1956 and 1970 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Non-oxide technical and engineering ceramics by Stuart Hampshire( Book )

14 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Hampshire, Stuart

Hampshire, Stuart 1914-

Hampshire Stuart Newton 1914-2004

Newton Hampshire, Stuart 1914-2004

Stuart Hampshire britischer Philosoph

Stuart Hampshire British philosopher, literary critic and university administrator

Stuart Hampshire Brits filosoof

Stuart Hampshire filosofo inglese

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Public and private moralityModern writers and other essaysInnocence and experienceMorality and conflictTwo theories of moralityJustice is conflictSpinoza and SpinozismEthics preceded by On the improvement of the understanding