Antony Flew is one of the most well-known and respected philosophers alive today. In Philosophical Essays, twelve of Flew's most significant works are gathered together for the first time, creating a unique and valuable collection. The book begins with a new autobiographical sketch of Flew's life and career. In addition to some of the distinguished scholar's most influential and famous articles, Philosophical Essays includes a number of rare works that have not been available to a wide audience until now. This important book will be an essential addition to the library of any philosopher.
Antony Flew is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at the University of Reading in England. He is the author of more than twenty books, including Hume's Philosophy of Belief (Routledge). John Shosky is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at American University. He is the editor of Philosophy, Theology, and Justice: Essays on the Philosophy of Antony Flew.
Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Oxford Linguistic Philosophy Chapter 3 Philosophy and Language Chapter 4 Theology and Falsification Chapter 5 Against Indoctrination Chapter 6 Locke and the Problem of Personal Identity Chapter 7 Private Images and Public Language Chapter 8 What Impressions of Necessity? Chapter 9 Responding to Plato's Thrasymachus Chapter 10 Communism: The Philosophical Foundations Chapter 11 Russell's Judgement on Bolshevism Chapter 12 Stephen Hawking and the Mind of God Chapter 13 Afterword Chapter 14 Index