Charles Raff

1 Introduction Moore performed the proof of an external world, known as “Moore’s proof,” in his 1939 lecture “Proof of an External World.” The opening of Moore’s lecture quotes Kant’s problem of an external world where the Critique of Pure Reason famously declares lack of a solution to Kant

J.Adam Carter

Part I Dogmatism, Conservativism, and the Mainstream Debate 1. Moore’s Proof There is something intellectually unsatisfying about G.E. Moore’s ( 1959 ) proof of the external world. However, it is not especially obvious just what it is about the Proof that fails to satisfy. No one outside

Michael Clark

Retribution and Organic Unities M ICHAEL C LARK * Department of Philosophy University of Nottingham University Park, Nottingham, UK michael.clark@nottingham.ac.uk G.E. Moore argued that his principle of organic unities, according to which the value of a whole is to be distinguished from the

Keren Gorodeisky and Kelly Dean Jolley

… How far does the pattern of certainty and doubt in Moore’s philosophical position agree with the pattern of certainty and doubt in the commonsense view of the world? The agreement would seem to be complete. Moore’s certainties are the certainties of the plain man. His doubts and

Penelope Maddy

1 Annalisa Coliva 1 Professor Coliva and I share a great admiration for Moore and Wittgenstein, despite some disagreement on what exactly makes them so admirable. In the case of Wittgenstein, we disagree about how to sort out the various voices in On Certainty : her Wittgenstein

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Edited by Christine Huguet and Fabienne Dabrigeon-Garcier

A truly cosmopolitan Irish writer, George Moore (1852-1933) was a fascinating figure of the fin de siècle, moving between countries, crossing genre and medium boundaries, forever exploring and promulgating aesthetic trends and artistic developments: Naturalism in the novel and the theatre, Impressionism in painting, Decadence and the avant-garde, Literary Wagnerism, the Irish Literary Revival, New Woman culture. This volume on border-crossings offers a variety of critical perspectives to approach Moore’s multifaceted oeuvre and personality. The essays by contributors from various national backgrounds and from a wide range of disciplines establish original points of contact between literary creation, art history, Wagnerian opera, gender studies, sociology, and altogether reposition Moore as a major representative of European turn-of-the-century culture.

Schütt, H.

Moore, George Edward (4.11.1873 London – 24.10.1958 Cambridge), engl. Philosoph, mit seinem Freund B.Russell einer der Pioniere der analytischen Philosophie. Selbst ausgebildet am Trinity College in Cambridge, lehrte M. dort seit 1898 als Fellow, 1911–1925 als Lecturer und 1925–1939 als Prof.; 1921

Robinson, D.

Moore, Henry (30.7.1898 Castleford, Yorkshire, England – 31.8.1986 Perry Green, Hertfordshire), einer der bedeutendsten Bildhauer des 20. Jh.; von 1921 bis 1925 Studium am Royal College of Art in London, danach bis 1932 Lehrtätigkeit daselbst. Sein Frühwerk zeichnet sich durch schlichte, direkt in

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Daniel Moore

The Greek historian Polybius (2nd century B.C.E.) produced an authoritative history of Rome’s rise to dominance in the Mediterranean that was explicitly designed to convey valuable lessons to future generations. But throughout this history, Polybius repeatedly emphasizes the incomparable value of first-hand, practical experience. In Polybius: Experience and the Lessons of History, Daniel Walker Moore shows how Polybius integrates these two apparently competing concepts in a way that affects not just his educational philosophy but the construction of his historical narrative. The manner in which figures such as Hannibal, Scipio Africanus, or even the Romans as a whole learn and develop over the course of Polybius’ narrative becomes a critical factor in Rome’s ultimate success.

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Stewart Moore

In Jewish Ethnic Identity and Relations in Hellenistic Egypt, Stewart Moore investigates the foundations of common assumptions about ethnicity. To maintain one’s identity in a strange land, was it always necessary to band tightly together with one’s coethnics? Sociologists and anthropologists who study ethnicity have given us a much wider view of the possible strategies of ethnic maintenance and interaction.

The most important facet of Jewish ethnicity in Egypt which emerges from this study is the interaction over the Jewish-Egyptian boundary. Previous scholarship has assumed that this border was a Siegfried Line marked by mutual contempt. Yet Jews, Egyptians and also Greeks interacted in complicated ways in Ptolemaic Egypt, with positive relationships being at least as numerous as negative ones.