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philosophical investigation

by Philip Kerr

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Published by Farrar, Straus, Giroux in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • London (England),
  • England,
  • London
    • Subjects:
    • Police -- England -- London -- Fiction,
    • Twenty-first century -- Fiction,
    • Serial murders -- Fiction,
    • Policewomen -- Fiction,
    • London (England) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPhilip Kerr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6061.E784 P49 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination329 p. ;
      Number of Pages329
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1736460M
      ISBN 100374231761
      LC Control Number92041518

      Maybe Kerr's book is simply a complicated case of mistaken identity: an innovative treatise on moral philosophy disguised as a riveting feminist science-fiction detective novel. Ostensibly about a meta-serial killer (a serial killer who kills potential serial killers) in the London of , A Philosophical Investigation is composed of two distinct by: Gertrude Elizabeth Margaret Anscombe FBA (/ ˈ æ n s k oʊ m /; 18 March – 5 January ), usually cited as G. E. M. Anscombe or Elizabeth Anscombe, was a British analytic wrote on the philosophy of mind, philosophy of action, philosophical logic, philosophy of language, and was a prominent figure of analytical Thomism. Alma mater: St Hugh's College, Oxford, Newnham .

      Philosophical Investigations is the work of one of the most creative and controversial philosophers of the twentieth century. In it, Ludwig Wittgenstein presents his . Kerr leaps from postwar Germany (A German Requiem, , etc.) to London in to tell a challenging story of freelance social engineering. Fear of epidemic serial killings has prompted the creation of the Lombroso Institute, which has isolated VMN, a neurological inhibitor of male aggression, and compiled an exhaustive list of men deficient in that substance. One man, .

      Sexual Desire: A Philosophical Investigation, published as Sexual Desire: A Moral Philosophy of the Erotic in the United States, is a book about the philosophy of sex by the philosopher Roger Scruton, in which the author discusses sexual desire and erotic love, arguing against the idea that the former expresses the animal part of human nature while the latter is an . This page features a growing list of Free Philosophy eBooks, presenting essential works by Aristotle, Hegel, Kant, Nietzsche, Wittgenstein and many other philosophers. Plato - Three Dialogues by Plato: Euthyphro, Meno, Republic Book I Read Online Now; Ludwig - Philosophical Investigations.


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