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Practical conflicts : new philosophical essays

Author: Peter Baumann, Ph. D.; Monika Betzler
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge, 2004.
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Practical conflicts pervade human life because different desires, goals, and commitments may conflict with each other. How can practical reasoning help to resolve these practical conflicts? A distinguished group of philosophers analyzes the diverse forms of practical conflict in this collection of new essays. Their aim is to identify the sources of these conflicts, investigate the challenge they pose to a conception  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Practical conflicts.
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge, 2004
(DLC) 2003061213
(OCoLC)52920606
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Baumann, Ph. D.; Monika Betzler
ISBN: 0511166206 9780511166204 9780511164279 0511164270 9780521812719 0521812712 9780521012102 0521012104 9780511616402 0511616406 1280437332 9781280437335
OCLC Number: 69334374
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 344 pages)
Contents: Varieties of practical conflict and the scope of practical reason / Peter Baumann and Monika Betzler --
Willing the law / J. David Velleman --
The myth of egoism / Christine M. Korsgaard --
Thinking about conflicts of desire / Henry S. Richardson --
Putting together morality and well-being / Ruth Chang --
The second worst in practical conflict / Isaac Levi --
Personal practical conflicts / Joseph Raz --
Sources of practical conflicts and reasons for regret / Monika Betzler --
Conflicting values and conflicting virtues / Nicholas White --
Involvement and detachment: a paradox of practical reason / Peter Baumann --
Outcomes of internal conflicts in the sphere of Akrasia and self-control / Alfred R. Mele --
Are there insolvable moral conflicts? / Peter Schaber --
Moral dilemmas of transitional justice / Jon Elster --
Do conflicts make us free? / Barbara Guckes.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Baumann, Monika Betzler.
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