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United Kingdom, 1944
philosopher, meta-ethicist

Simon Blackburn

Simon Blackburn is Professor of Philosophy at Trinity College, Cambridge. He is known as a thinker who can make the big questions accessible in a convincing manner, and practices a characteristic form of Humean meta-ethics. Blackburn is the author of works such as The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy (1994), Being Good (2001), Truth: A Guide (2005), Plato’s Republic (2006) and Practical Tortoise Raising and other Philosophical Essays (2010).

Published in

Journal Nexus
2010 or Earlier

Nexus 39

De queeste van het leven Deel III. Anatomie van het verlies

Speaker at


Part III. The Anatomy of Loss

The Quest for Life

2 November 2003 9.20 - 22.00 Tilburg University