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The Resource Truth & truthfulness : an essay in genealogy, Bernard Williams

Truth & truthfulness : an essay in genealogy, Bernard Williams

Label
Truth & truthfulness : an essay in genealogy
Title
Truth & truthfulness
Title remainder
an essay in genealogy
Statement of responsibility
Bernard Williams
Title variation
Truth and truthfulness
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What does it mean to be truthful? What role does truth play in our lives? What do we lose if we reject truthfulness? No philosopher is better suited to answer these questions than Bernard Williams. Writing with his characteristic combination of passion and elegant simplicity, he explores the value of truth and finds it to be both less and more than we might imagine. Modern culture exhibits two attitudes toward truth: suspicion of being deceived (no one wants to be fooled) and skepticism that objective truth exists at all (no one wants to be naive). This tension between a demand for truthfulness
Cataloging source
E7B
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1929-2003
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Williams, Bernard
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Truth
  • Truthfulness and falsehood
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Truth
  • Truthfulness and falsehood
Label
Truth & truthfulness : an essay in genealogy, Bernard Williams
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-320) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; 1 The Problem; 2 Genealogy; 3 The State of Nature: A Rough Guide; 4 Truth, Assertion, and Belief; 5 Sincerity: Lying and Other Styles of Deceit; 6 Accuracy: A Sense of Reality; 7 What Was Wrong with Minos?; 8 From Sincerity to Authenticity; 9 Truthfulness, Liberalism, and Critique; 10 Making Sense; Endnote. The Vocabulary of Truth: An Example; Notes; Bibliography; Acknowledgements; Index
Control code
ocn748362424
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 328 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400825141
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttrzd3
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)748362424
Label
Truth & truthfulness : an essay in genealogy, Bernard Williams
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-320) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; 1 The Problem; 2 Genealogy; 3 The State of Nature: A Rough Guide; 4 Truth, Assertion, and Belief; 5 Sincerity: Lying and Other Styles of Deceit; 6 Accuracy: A Sense of Reality; 7 What Was Wrong with Minos?; 8 From Sincerity to Authenticity; 9 Truthfulness, Liberalism, and Critique; 10 Making Sense; Endnote. The Vocabulary of Truth: An Example; Notes; Bibliography; Acknowledgements; Index
Control code
ocn748362424
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 328 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400825141
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttrzd3
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)748362424

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