Chapter 7. Nagel

  1. Christopher Belshaw Senior Lecturer Staff Tutor2 and
  2. Gary Kemp Senior Lecturer3
  1. Sonia Sedivy Associate Professor

Published Online: 6 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305685.ch7

12 Modern Philosophers

12 Modern Philosophers

How to Cite

Sedivy, S. (2009) Nagel, in 12 Modern Philosophers (eds C. Belshaw and G. Kemp), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444305685.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Open University, UK

  2. 3

    University of Glasgow, UK

Author Information

  1. University of Toronto, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 9 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405152617

Online ISBN: 9781444305685

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Keywords:

  • Thomas Nagel - The View From Nowhere;
  • The Possibility of Altruism;
  • mind and knowledge - subjectivity;
  • Nagel's view on physicalism;
  • “pure idea of realism” - containment;
  • value and ethics-politics - normative realism;
  • choosing actions and choosing states of the world;
  • the last word

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Mind and Knowledge

  • Value and Ethics-Politics

  • Conclusion

  • References