Female Philosopher: Philippa Ruth Foot

Philippa Ruth Foot was a British philosopher, most notable for her works in ethics. She was one of the founders of contemporary virtue ethics.
Created On: Jan 9, 2013 14:37 IST

Name: Philippa Ruth Foot
Born: 3 October 1920
Birthplace: Owston Ferry, Lincolnshire
Died: 3 October 2010 (aged 90)
Deathplace: Oxford, England
Era: 20th Century
Region: Western philosophy
School: Analytic philosophy
Main interests: Ethics, Philosophy of mind
Notable idea: trolley problem, virtue ethics

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