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Ruling passions : a theory of practical reasoning

Author: Simon Blackburn
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprintView all editions and formats
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Simon Blackburn puts forward a philosophy of human motivation and morality. He maintains that we cannot get clear about ethics until we get clear about human nature. He addresses questions such as:  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Blackburn
ISBN: 0198247850 9780198247852 0199241392 9780199241392
OCLC Number: 175162895
Description: x, 334 Seiten
Contents: Introduction ; 1. Organizing Practice: The Elements of Ethics ; 2. Things That Concern Us ; 3. The Ethical Proposition: What It Is Not ; 4. Naturalizing Norms ; 5. Looking Out For Yourself ; 6. Game Theory and Rational Actors ; 7. The Good, the Right, and the Common Point of View ; 8. Self-Control, Reason, and Freedom ; 9. Relativism, Subjectivism, Knowledge ; Appendix ; Bibliography ; Index
Responsibility: Simon Blackburn.

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A fascinating book that seeks to clarify what we are doing when we make moral judgments * Philosophy * Ruling Passions gives us our humanity, providing some answers to those sceptics who find Kantian Read more...

 
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