Meaning, Decision, and Norms

Themes from the Work of Allan Gibbard

Subjects: Philosophy, Ethics & Moral Philosophy, Essays
Imprint: Maize Books
Paperback : 9781607854647, 608 pages, 7 x 10, October 2022
Open Access : 9781607857075, 608 pages, 7 x 10, August 2022
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It is not an exaggeration to say that Allan Gibbard is one of the most significant contributors to philosophy over the last five decades. Gibbard’s work covers an impressive number of subfields within philosophy, including ethics, philosophy of language, decision theory, epistemology, and metaphysics. It also engages with, and makes significant contributions to, work from the natural and social sciences.

This volume is not a collection of artifacts from past decades of philosophy. Instead, it is a collection of essays that each make a significant contribution to contemporary work in philosophy. This reflects the fact that Gibbard’s work has not only had a massive influence on past discussion in philosophy but also continues to influence new directions of philosophical research.

With contributions from:
Sara Aronowitz, Simon Blackburn, Paul Boghossian, David Braddon-Mitchell, Nate Charlow, Stephen Darwall, Jamie Dreier, Billy Dunaway, Melissa Fusco, Sona Ghosh, Allan Gibbard, Bill Harper, Paul Horwich, Zoë Johnson King, Tristram McPherson, Howard Nye, Lauren Olin, Caleb Perl, David Plunkett, Peter Railton, Connie Rosati, Mark Schroeder, Alex Silk, Daniel J. Singer, Brian Skyrms, and Seth Yalcin.