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Concealment and Exposure: And Other Essays

Concealment and Exposure And Other Essays Thomas Nagel is widely recognized as one of the top American philosophers working today Reflecting the diversity of his many philosophical preoccupations this volume is a collection of his most recen

  • Title: Concealment and Exposure: And Other Essays
  • Author: Thomas Nagel
  • ISBN: 9780195179774
  • Page: 283
  • Format: Paperback
  • Thomas Nagel is widely recognized as one of the top American philosophers working today Reflecting the diversity of his many philosophical preoccupations, this volume is a collection of his most recent critical essays and reviews.The first section, Public and Private, focuses on the notion of privacy in the context of social and political issues, such as the impeachment oThomas Nagel is widely recognized as one of the top American philosophers working today Reflecting the diversity of his many philosophical preoccupations, this volume is a collection of his most recent critical essays and reviews.The first section, Public and Private, focuses on the notion of privacy in the context of social and political issues, such as the impeachment of President Clinton The second section, Right and Wrong, discusses moral, political and legal theory, and includes pieces on John Rawls, G.A Cohen, and T.M Scanlon, among others The final section, Mind and Reality, features discussions of Richard Rorty, Donald Davidson, and the Sokal hoax, and closes with a substantial new essay on the mind body problem Written with characteristic rigor, these pieces reveal the intellectual passion underlying the incisive analysis for which Nagel is known.

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    1. In his essay "Concealment and Exposure," Thomas Nagel argues that we have come to include too much in the public sphere, and that it is necessary to return to a notion of more reticence in public (that is, more privacy). Nagel understands concealment or reticence not as deception, but as what is ignored or not brought to the foreground (7). Reticence serves certain social functions, including protection of the self, and the allowance of more intimacy with certain others to build personal relatio [...]

    2. Just Chapter 1 and 18, which Nagel published and provided as an independent essay, accessible through his NYU Philosophy site.

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