G. E. M. Anscombe A stone can't lie in ambush waiting to trip you up. A crack- ing branch of a tree doesn't aim at the cups and glasses it breaks in falling. A monkey can't open a bank account. A cow can't pay debts. Now, there is a special kind of multiplicity of levels of description of human acts of which I want to speak. I put ink on paper in the form of letters. I'm writing something. I am in fact signing something with my name. And I'm thereby joining in a petition to the governor of the state--or prison--where I am an inhabitant. I am taking part in a campaign to get people tortured under interrogation. In doing this I am keeping a promise. I am avoiding trouble with some conspirators who have got me to promise to do that. What I'm now wanting to remind you of is just this kind of different levels of description. I don't mean every list of different things This article is the initial paper in the series of"Working Papers in Law, Medicine, and Philosophy" (edited by John M . Dolan) published by the Program in Human Rights and
Logos: A Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture – Logos: Journal of Catholic Thought & Culture
Published: Apr 4, 1999
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