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The importance of what we care about : philosophical essays

Author: Harry G Frankfurt
Publisher: Cambridge [u.a.] : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 12th prView all editions and formats
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A collection of thirteen seminal essays on ethics, free will, and the philosophy of mind, first published in 1988.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry G Frankfurt
ISBN: 9780521336116 0521333245 9780521333245 0521336112
OCLC Number: 180118357
Description: x, 190 S
Contents: Preface; Sources; 1. Alternate possibilities and moral responsibility; 2. Freedom of the will and the concept of a person; 3. Coercion and moral responsibility; 4. Three concepts of free action; 5. Identification and externality; 6. The problem of action; 7. The importance of what we care about; 8. What we are mortally responsible for; 9. Necessity and desire; 10. On bullshit; 11. Equality as a moral ideal; 12. Identification and wholeheartedness; 13. Rationality and the unthinkable.
Responsibility: Harry G. Frankfurt.

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'Harry G. Frankfurt is one of the great philosophers of our time. For those who lament that contemporary academic philosophy has become too technical and detached from basic questions of human Read more...

 
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