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Hampshire, Stuart 1914-2004

Works: 146 works in 839 publications in 8 languages and 18,750 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction, win, sze
Classifications: JA79, 170
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Stuart Hampshire
Freedom of the individual by Stuart Hampshire( Book )

45 editions published between 1965 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,795 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
Spinoza by Stuart Hampshire( Book )

109 editions published between 1915 and 1992 in 7 languages and held by 1,741 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 )

80 editions published between 1951 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Basic writings of Bacan, Pascal, Hobbes, Galileo, Descartes, Spinoza, Liebniz"--Cover
Freedom of mind : and other essays by Stuart Hampshire( Book )

26 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in English and held by 1,703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is a remarkable story of how Kelvin Kerkow overcame a debilitating illness as a child to become one of the most successful lawn bowlers in Australia, and indeed the World." - blurb. Includes a coaching clininc
Thought and action by Stuart Hampshire( Book )

70 editions published between 1959 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When first published in 1959, Thought and Action represented a departure from conventions in philosophical thought. At a time when the linguistic turn had been decisively taken, and when it had been established that 'ought' could never is 'is,' Hampshire proposed that philosophers could not consider the theory of the ind separately from ethics without the risk of falsifying both. Today's reader of Thought and Action will be struck by its articulation of contemporary themes. Twenty years ago, concerns relating to 'character,' to the Greek conception of the ends of human action, to the virtues, or to the meaning of a 'good man,' were not common topics in philosophical discourse - as they are today, and as is Hampshire's prescient recommendation that we be sensitive to the changing meaning of words such as 'good' and 'virtue' - that is, the continuities and discontinuities that inform the history of morality"--Unedited summary from book cover
Public and private morality by Stuart Hampshire( Book )

39 editions published between 1978 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 1,169 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
Modern writers and other essays by Stuart Hampshire( Book )

20 editions published between 1952 and 1983 in English and held by 936 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
Morality and conflict by Stuart Hampshire( Book )

28 editions published between 1983 and 1994 in English and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Innocence and experience by Stuart Hampshire( Book )

37 editions published between 1981 and 1995 in English and Italian and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Justice is conflict by Stuart Hampshire( Book )

31 editions published between 1999 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 868 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 morality of scholarship by Northrop Frye( Book )

19 editions published between 1967 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two theories of morality by Stuart Hampshire( Book )

22 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Socialist idea : a reappraisal by Leszek Kołakowski( Book )

32 editions published between 1974 and 1977 in English and Swedish and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophy of mind by Stuart Hampshire( Book )

12 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Hume : a symposium by David Pears( Book )

24 editions published between 1963 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spinoza and Spinozism by Stuart Hampshire( Book )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 406 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 by Benedictus de Spinoza( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 306 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
Non-oxide technical and engineering ceramics by Stuart Hampshire( Book )

14 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conferences on technical and engineering ceramics are held with increasing frequency, having become fashionable because the potential of ceramics in profitable growth industries is an urgent matter of considerable debate and discussion. Japanese predictions are that the market value of ceramics will grow 10 at about 10% per annum to reach at least $10 by the end of the century. Seventy per cent of this market will be in electroceramics, applications for which include insulating substrates in integrated circuits, ferroelectric capacitors, piezoelectric oscillators and transdu­ cers, ferrite magnets, and ion-conducting solid electrolytes and sen­ sors. All these are oxides, and so are excluded by the title of the Limerick Conference. Why 'Non-oxide'? The other major ceramics potential is in struc­ tural engineering components and engine applications. Here, the greatest impetus to research and development has been the attempt to produce a ceramic gas turbine. Heat engines become more efficient as their working temperature increases, but nickel-base superalloy en­ gines have about reached their limit. Compared with metals, ceramics have higher strengths at high temperatures, better oxidation and corrosion resistance, and are also less dense. In general, ceramics have better properties above about 1000°C except in one respect-their inherent brittleness. The work of fracture is therefore much smaller than for metals and so the permitted flaw size is also smaller
Morality and pessimism by Stuart Hampshire( Book )

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

Feeling and expression; an inaugural lecture delivered at University College, London, 25 October 1960 by Stuart Hampshire( Book )

13 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in English and Undetermined and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Public and private morality
Public and private moralityModern writers and other essaysMorality and conflictInnocence and experienceJustice is conflictTwo theories of moralitySpinoza and SpinozismEthics
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Hampshire S.

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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