Philosopher

Bernard Williams (Philosopher) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight

English moral philosopher who developed the ideas internal v. external reasons for action and moral luck.

He studied at Balliol College, Oxford, from which he graduated in 1951. He served for a year in the Royal Air Force stationed in Canada where he flew Spitfires.

He served on several royal commissions and government committees.

He was married to Shirley Brittain Catlin.

He was influenced by Friedrich Nietzsche.

Bernard Williams Age

How old is Bernard Williams? He was born in 1929, he was 93 years old at the time of his death.

Bernard Williams Wiki

Bernard Williams Wiki/Bio
Famous asPhilosopher
Age93 years old
BirthdaySeptember 21, 1929
BirthplaceEngland
Date of DeathJune 10, 2003
Zodiac SignVirgo
HeightN/A
WeightN/A

Quotes by Bernard Williams

If a June night could talk, it would probably boast it invented romance.

— Bernard Williams

Philosophy is altogether less pure now. It’s been impurified by science and social science and history.

— Bernard Williams

Books had instant replay long before televised sports.

— Bernard Williams

The people I really do dislike are the morally unimaginative kind of evolutionary reductionists who, in the name of science, think they can explain everything in terms of our early hominid ancestors or our genes, with their combination of high-handed tone and disregard for history. Such reductive speculation encourages a really empty scientism.

— Bernard Williams

The majority of philosophers are totally humorless. That’s part of their trouble.

— Bernard Williams