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Engaging reason : on the theory of value and action

Author: Joseph Raz
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
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This text examines a set of fundamental questions about human thought and action. In these interconnected essays Joseph Raz looks at the nature of normativity, reason, and the will, the justification of reason, and the objectivity of value.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Raz, Joseph.
Engaging reason.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999
(DLC) 99045063
(OCoLC)41960616
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Raz
ISBN: 9780191519383 0191519383 0199248001 9780199248001
OCLC Number: 309354731
Description: 1 online resource (336 pages)
Contents: When we are ourselves --
Agency, reason, and the good --
Incommensurability and agency --
Explaining normativity : on rationality and the justification of reason --
Explaining normativity : reason and the will --
Notes on value and objectivity --
Moral change and social relativism --
Mixing values --
The value of practice --
The truth in particularism --
The moral point of view --
The amoralist --
The central conflict : morality and self-interest.
Responsibility: Joseph Raz.
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Joseph Raz presents a penetrating exploration of the interdependence of value, reason, and the will. These essays illuminate a wide range of questions concerning fundamental aspects of human thought  Read more...

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