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War

Seth Lazar, Jonathan Parry

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

WarIntroductionWars are large-scale armed conflicts between two or more organized groups. The basic problem of warfare is that it involves inflicting ...

Weakness of Will

Lubomira Radoilska

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Weakness of Will Introduction Weakness of will, or akrasia, is an exciting issue at the heart of moral psychology and the philosophy of mind a...

Weil, Simone

David Levy

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2019-08-28

Simone WeilIntroductionSimone Weil (b. 1909) was a French writer, thinker, and activist who left a corpus of disparate writings that collectively pres...

Well-Being

Andrew Moore

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Well-Being Introduction One’s well-being is a matter of having things go well for oneself or with one’s life, and one’s ill-being is a matter ...

William of Ockham

Sharon Kaye

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2015-06-29

William of Ockham Introduction William of Ockham (c. 1285/7–c. 1347) was an English Franciscan philosopher who challenged scholasticism and th...

Williams, Bernard

Marcel van Ackeren, Sophie-Grace Chappell

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2016-10-27

Bernard WilliamsIntroductionFor half a century, the English philosopher Bernard Williams (b. 1929–d. 2003) was a distinctive and individual voice in A...

Wisdom

Dennis Whitcomb

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Wisdom Introduction The word philosophy stems from philo and sophia, Greek terms often translated as “love” and “wisdom,” respectively. There...

Wittgenstein, Ludwig: Early Works

Denis McManus

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Ludwig Wittgenstein: Early Works Introduction Ludwig Wittgenstein is one of the few widely recognized great philosophers of the 20th cen...

Wittgenstein, Ludwig: Later Works

Annalisa Coliva, Danièle Moyal-Sharrock

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Ludwig Wittgenstein: Later Works Introduction The work of Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889–1951) continues to influence philosophers working in fiel...

Wittgenstein, Ludwig: Middle Works

Anat Biletzki

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Ludwig Wittgenstein: Middle Works Introduction Although Ludwig Wittgenstein’s work is usually recognized as belonging to either “the early” or ...

Wollstonecraft, Mary

Sylvana Tomaselli

Subject: Philosophy »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Mary WollstonecraftIntroductionBest known for her Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792), Mary Wollstonecraft (b. 1759–d. 1797) was a literary and ...

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