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Ruling passions : a theory of practical reasoning

Author: Simon Blackburn
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 2009 [erschienen] 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprintView all editions and formats
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The author posits a philosophy of human motivation and morality in which he maintains that we cannot get clear about ethics until we get clear about human nature. He seeks the answers in an  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Blackburn
ISBN: 9780199241392 0199241392
OCLC Number: 705591664
Notes: Kopie erschienen im Verl. Lightning Source, Milton Keynes.
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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Ruling Passions gives us our humanity, providing some answers to those sceptics who find Kantian morality devoid of psychological realism * Alex Klaushoefer, Times Higher Education Supplement * A Read more...

 
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