Bernard Williams

Bernard WilliamsSeptember 21, 1929, Westcliff, Essex
June 10 2003, Rome
  • Philosopher
  • Moralist
"Bernard Williams revivified moral philosophy, [...] and pioneered the current debates on personal identity and the self, and on the notion of equality."
-- The Guardian)
"In his philosophical work, he rejected the nearly mathematical positivism predominant when he was a student and the utilitarian views that morality lay in seeking the greatest good for the greatest number."
-- Letter Al Direttore