Preview the contents of Philosophers in Conversation by browsing the book’s table of contents here. Forward by Thomas Scanlon xi Editor’s Note xv John Rawls For the Record 1 Hilary Putnam On Mind, Meaning, and Reality 14 Umberto Eco On Semiotics and Pragmatism 21 Harvey C. Mansfiel ...read more
Foreward by Thomas Scanlon of Harvard University The Harvard Review of Philosophy, in which these interviews first appeared, is a remarkable phenomenon. A journal started and run entirely by undergraduate students, it has maintained a consistently high level of quality for ten years, publi ...read more
Phin Upham’s research has focused on innovation and understanding how institutions interact to create the environment for success. Three papers emerged from his dissertation at the Wharton School (Upenn) where he received a degree in Applied Economics. Phin has since moved to a caree ...read more
Philosophers in Conversation collects interviews from a diverse group of authors and thinkers. From political and moral philosophy to semiotics, there are a number of different philosophical, academic, and theoretical areas represented in these pages. Check the Table of Contents for more information.
Although John Rawls was, by all accounts, one of the leading philosophers of the 20th century, his public appearances and interviews were few and far between. Phin Upham was able to gather one of Rawls’ few interviews when compiling Philosophers in Conversation, and the rare conversation forms one of the book’s highlights. This special interview, [...]