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Nature, History and Morality

  • Shirley Robin Letwin
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Part of the Royal Institute of Philosophy Lectures book series

Abstract

The question that I propose to consider is the ghost in modern philosophy. Its step has been heard more distinctly at some times than at others. But it has never rattled its chains so loudly as during the recent popularity of Existentialism. The question is: How is man related to the universe? All philosophers who pride themselves on being modern reject the ancient answer to the question. The most emancipated modern philosophers refuse to hear the question. Nevertheless some answer to this question is presupposed by all philosophy.

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© The Royal Institute of Philosophy 1975

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  • Shirley Robin Letwin

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