Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Philosophy on Television

Mark Tushnet

True, it's public television -- and imported from BBC. Still, I commend the final episode of Season 6 of "Doc Martin" to those who want a -- to me -- quite powerful illustration of Bernard Williams's famous observation that sometimes the justifications one offers for one's action are "one thought too many." (The episode concludes with an almost literal presentation of Williams's point.)

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