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Moral psychology today : essays on values, rational choice, and the will

Author: David K Chan
Publisher: [Berlin?] : Springer, ©2008.
Series: Philosophical studies series, v. 110.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The conference succeeded in bringing together a wide range of essays that dealt with most of the central questions of moral philosophy today, in both normative ethics and meta-ethics, theoretical and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
konferenser
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David K Chan
ISBN: 1402068719 9781402068713
OCLC Number: 213479721
Notes: "All of the papers in this volume were presented at the Conference on Values, Rational Choice, and the Will held at the University of Wisconsin--Stevens Point in April 2004"--Page v.
Description: x, 244 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Meta-ethics of Values.- Moral Realism, Meta-Ethical Pyrrhonism and Naturalism.- Buck-passing Personal Values.- Reason and Choice.- Volitions, Comparative Value Judgments, and Choice.- The Insignificance of Choice.- Desire and Intention.- The Indeterminacy of Desire and Practical Reason.- The Myth of Objectively Alien Desires.- On the Intelligibility of Bad Acts.- After Anscombe.- Practical Reason.- The Limits of Teleology.- Motivation to the Means.- Thresholds, Vagueness and the Psychology of Small Improvements.- Freedom and Moral Agency.- Taking Liberty with Humean Necessity: Compatibilism and Contingency.- Rational Choice and Evolutionary Fit.
Series Title: Philosophical studies series, v. 110.
Responsibility: edited by David K. Chan.

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