The richness of Hilary Putnam’s philosophical oeuvre consists not only in thebroad spectrum of problems addressed but also in the transformations and re-structuring his positions have undergone over the years. The essays collectedin this volume are sensitive to both these dimensions. They discuss Putnam’smajor philosophical contributions to the theory of meaning, the philosophy of mind, the philosophy of science and mathematics, and moral theory. But, inaddition, tracing threads of change and continuity, they analyze the dynamicsunderlying the unfolding of Putnam’s thought. The volume also constitutes acritical introduction to a number of central issues in contemporary philoso-phy, including quantum logic, realism, functionalism, the ‘mind as computer’metaphor, and the fact/value dichotomy. Yemima Ben-Menahem is a member of the Department of Philosophy at theHebrew University of Jerusalem.