Sir Bernard Arthur Owen Williams, FBA was an English moral philosopher. His publications include Problems of the Self and Shame and Necessity. He was Knightbridge Professor of Philosophy at the University of Cambridge. He is buried at St Paul’s Cathedral, London, with his wife, Shirley Catlin, and daughter, Rebecca.
About Bernard Williams in brief
Sir Bernard Arthur Owen Williams, FBA was an English moral philosopher. His publications include Problems of the Self and Shame and Necessity. He was Knightbridge Professor of Philosophy at the University of Cambridge. He became known for his efforts to reorient the study of moral philosophy to psychology, history, and in particular to the Greeks. Williams was a strong supporter of women in academia; according to Martha Nussbaum, he was ‘as close to being a feminist as a powerful man of his generation could be’ He was knighted in 1999 and is buried at St Paul’s Cathedral, London, with his wife, Shirley Catlin, and their daughter, Rebecca, in a special ceremony on Saturday, November 14. For more information on Williams’ life and work, visit his website: http://www.bernardawilliams.org.uk/. For more on Shirley’s life and career, visit her website: www.shirleycatlin.co.uk. for more information about Shirley, and for more about Rebecca, visit www.sheirley Catlin’s website:http:// www. ShirleyCatlin.com/. For confidential support call the Samaritans on 08457 90 90 90 or visit a local Samaritans branch, see www.samaritans.org for details. In the U.S. call the National Suicide Prevention Line on 1-800-273-8255.
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