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Simon Blackburn (born 1944) is a British academic philosopher known for his efforts to popularise philosophy. He attended Clifton College and went on to receive his bachelor's degree in philosophy in 1965 from Trinity College, Cambridge and his doctorate in 1970 from Churchill College, Cambridge. He is currently Professor of Philosophy at the University of Cambridge's Faculty of Philosophy and Research Professor of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina. He is also a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. He was previously a Fellow of Pembroke College, Oxford and has also taught at the University of North Carolina as an Edna J. Koury Professor. He is the current president of the Aristotelian Society, serving the 2009-2010 term.

In philosophy, he is best-known as the proponent of quasi-realism in meta-ethics and as a defender of neo-Hume views on a variety of topics; he is an atheist. He is a Vice-President of the British Humanist Association and a former editor of the journal Mind.

He makes occasional appearances in the British media, such as on BBC Radio 4's The Moral Maze.

On 15 September 2010, Blackburn, along with 54 other public figures, signed an open letter published in The Guardian, stating their opposition to Pope Benedict XVI's state visit to the UK.

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Total Books: 63
Truth Ideas in Profile
2017 - Truth Ideas in Profile (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781781257227
ISBN-10: 1781257221
Genres: Science & Math, Politics & Social Sciences

The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy
2016 - The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy [Oxford Quick Reference] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780198735304
ISBN-10: 0198735308
Genres: Reference, Politics & Social Sciences

Mirror Mirror The Uses and Abuses of Self-Love
Expressivism Pragmatism and Representationalism
2013 - Expressivism Pragmatism and Representationalism (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780521279062
ISBN-10: 0521279062
Genres: Reference, Politics & Social Sciences

Practical Tortoise Raising and other philosophical essays
2012 - Practical Tortoise Raising and Other Philosophical Essays (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780199661763
ISBN-10: 0199661766
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences

Anatomy at a Glance
2011 - Anatomy at a Glance [Blackwell's at a Glance] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781444336092
ISBN-10: 1444336096
Genre: Medical Books

The Big Questions Philosophy
2009 - The Big Questions Philosophy (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781849160001
ISBN-10: 1849160007
Genre: Nonfiction

Plato's Republic A Biography
2009 - Plato's Republic a Biography (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9788183221054
ISBN-10: 818322105X
Genre: Nonfiction

Reason and Prediction
2009 - Reason and Prediction (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780521108225
ISBN-10: 0521108225

How to Read Hume
2008 - How to Read Hume (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781847080332
ISBN-10: 1847080332
Genre: Nonfiction

Anatomy Questions for the MRCS
2008 - Anatomy Questions for the Mrcs (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781405145077
ISBN-10: 1405145072
Genres: Science & Math, Medical Books

La  Historia De La Republica De Platon/ The History of the Republic of Platon
2007 - La Historia De La Republica De Platon/ the History of the Republic of Platon [Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9788483067345
ISBN-10: 848306734X
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Plato's Republic
2007 - Plato's Republic [Books That Changed the World] (Audio CD)Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781400133901
ISBN-10: 1400133904
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Truth A Guide
2006 - Truth a Guide (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780195315806
ISBN-10: 0195315804
Genre: Nonfiction

Philosophy Consisting of the Oxford Companion to Philosophy and the Dictionary of Philosophy Two-volume Set
Simon Blackburn Philosophy Set Consisting of Simon Blackburn's Truth Being Good and Think
Lust The Seven Deadly Sins
2006 - Lust the Seven Deadly Sins (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780195312072
ISBN-10: 0195312074
Genres: Reference, Religion & Spirituality, Christian Books & Bibles, Politics & Social Sciences
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The Seven Deadly Sins Set Consisting of Greed Gluttony Envy Lust Sloth Anger and Pride
Ethics A Very Short Introduction
2006 - Ethics a Very Short Introduction (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780195681666
ISBN-10: 0195681665

Dictionary of Philosophy A Guide to All Aspects of Philosophy From Aristotole to Zen
Dictionary of Philosophy
2005 - Dictionary of Philosophy [Oxford Paperback Reference S.] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780198610144
ISBN-10: 0198610149
Genre: Nonfiction

2005 - Lujuria / Lust [Los Siete Pecados Capitales/ the Seven Capital Sins - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2003 - Ethics (Paperback)Paperback
Philosophy [Big Questions Series] (Hardcover)