Mary, Baroness Warnock

Standard Name: Warnock, Mary,,, Baroness


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Intertextuality and Influence Kathleen Nott
KN approvingly cites Mary Warnock for discerning and hailing a tendency among moral philosophers to address the complexities of actual choice, and actual decisions, thus making moral philosophy more difficult, perhaps much more embarrassing...


1970: The Oxford philosopher Mary Warnock published...

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The Oxford philosopher Mary Warnock published Existentialism a study which traces the common interests of a number of philosophers including Sartre , Kierkegaard , Nietzsche , Husserl , and Merleau-Ponty .

May 1978: Following an official enquiry, philosopher...

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May 1978

Following an official enquiry, philosopher Mary Warnock published Special Educational Needs: Report of the Committee of Enquiry into the Education of Handicapped Children and Young People.

May 1978: A committee on the needs of handicapped children,...

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May 1978

A committee on the needs of handicapped children, chaired by Mary Warnock , recommended that children should not be classed by handicap but treated as individuals with particular needs.

July 1984: The Warnock Report, published in London,...

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July 1984

The Warnock Report, published in London, addressed issues in new reproductive technologies (NRT) after the birth of the first test-tube baby, Louise Brown , in July 1978.

October 2014: Forty years after it had become one of the...

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October 2014

Forty years after it had become one of the first five Oxford men's colleges to admit women, Hertford College marked the occasion by replacing its dining-hall portraits of male eminences with striking black-and-white photographs of...


Mary, Baroness Warnock,. “The Greatest Happiness”. Times Literary Supplement, No. 4028, p. 632.
Mary, Baroness Warnock, editor. Women Philosophers. J. M. Dent, 1996.