This is a book about what we are and why it matters. The enticingly simple answer of which I aim to persuade the reader—that we are animals—is, in fact, utterly confounding: not straightforward, prosaic, or idle, but complex, contentious, and consequential.
"The most dangerous woman in America": Irish-born teacher, dressmaker, Memphian, business woman, survivor of the Great Chicago Fire, widower, organizer, champion of labor, iconoclast, and self-professed "great-grandmother of all agitators."
This volume celebrates the life and work of Paul F. Snowdon (Grote Professor Emeritus of Mind and Language, University College London). Snowdon has made lasting contributions to metaphysics, the philosophy of mind, and the history of 20th-century Anglo-American philosophy.