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Reason and responsibility

readings in some basic problems of philosophy

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Published by Wadsworth Pub. Co. in Belmont, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesReason & responsibility
    Statementedited by Joel Feinberg, Russ Shafer-Landau.
    ContributionsFeinberg, Joel, 1926-, Shafer-Landau, Russ.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB29 .R367 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 718 p. :
    Number of Pages718
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL355943M
    ISBN 100534543510
    LC Control Number98015744

    The Moral Limits of the Criminal Law. The Restoration not only took its rise in the modern world, but it also unmistakably positions itself as a proponent of materialism in some form. The Meaning of Life. Feinberg was internationally distinguished for his research in moralsocial and legal philosophy. He also analyzes with great subtlety and skill concepts such as "harm," "offense," "wrong," "autonomy," "responsibility," "paternalism," "coercion," and "exploitation.

    Very Good VG : Will show some signs that it was played and otherwise handled by a previous owner who took good care of it. Sometimes called: mint-minus. Is it possible to conceive of such a thing? Johnson, God and the Problem of Evil. Deeply engaged with this reemergent theological conversation is Ralph Hancock, professor of political science at Brigham Young University. Part III.

    John Searle, Animal Minds. He also serves as series editor for Oxford Studies in Metaethics. Poor P : Obviously well-worn and handled. Is it ever possible to act in opposition to one's strongest desire? For the rationalist, pure form can only come into relation to pure matter through a kind of violent imposition, a technological employment of undifferentiated matter for strictly independent formal aims. The most representative works from this period are James E.


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Rowe, The Cosmological Argument. Her account of the exercise and limits of self-control vindicates the common-sense distinction between weakness of will and compulsion and so underwrites our ordinary allocations of moral responsibility.

Joel Feinberg Professor Emeritus, late of University of Arizona was widely recognized as one of America's leading political and social philosophers. Clifford: The Ethics of Belief. He is right that certain materialisms never even attempt to provide an account of the good either presuming that morality is always an ideological affair or reproducing an essentially rationalist and therefore inadequate account.

Thomas Nagel, Moral Luck. That is, if one must acknowledge that matter intrinsically bears within itself its own formal features, one does not yet confess that those formal features are organized according to a discernible moral map. He had just spent the prior day in Ohio, where he toured CTS, a technology company that produces the equipment that Apple uses to test water resistance and dust protection for the iPhone and the Apple Watch.

The sorts of materialism that took their rise in the nineteenth century and have grown only stronger and more sophisticated since—all of them definitively modern—have worked tirelessly to establish a concrete reality that is anything but an undifferentiated mass of manipulable material.

To understand what Mormonism has to say in the history of thought, it will be necessary to decide how to conceive of a materialism that nonetheless affirms whether within consistent or inconsistent realms the existence of a moral order. Offering trenchant and original interpretations of Aristotle, Heidegger, Strauss, and Alexis de Tocqueville, he argues that Tocqueville saw the essential more clearly than apparently deeper philosophers.

Theological reflection has begun to make a return, but it remains principally on the margins—the work of a few academically trained theologians hoping for an opportunity to speak to a broader audience than those in their own circles. The only way to achieve happiness, he believes, is to forget about it, but psychological egoists hold that all human endeavour, even that which achieves happiness, is geared towards happiness.

He has said he plans to give away all of his wealth. The anthology includes the central issues in metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of religion, philosophy of mind, and ethics, as well as debates over the value of philosophy and the meaning of life.

For the rationalist, pure form can only come into relation to pure matter through a kind of violent imposition, a technological employment of undifferentiated matter for strictly independent formal aims. He also serves as series editor for Oxford Studies in Metaethics. Ultimately, it would have to be said that Hancock accuses a thinker like Heidegger of being unable to articulate a conception of the goodness of life because Heidegger is an ontological pluralist.

In philosophical terms, he operates within an ontology of the one. Quinn, God and Morality. Feinberg held many major fellowships during his career and lectured by invitation at universities around the world.

Lycan, Robots and Minds.

Reason and Responsibility: Readings in Some Basic Problems of Philosophy / Edition 16

Mary Midgley, Trying Out One? About the Author: Joel Feinberg Professor Emeritus, late of University of Arizona was widely recognized as one of America's leading political and social philosophers.

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Agency and Responsibility concludes by testing the accounts developed of self-control, moral failure, and moral responsibility against the hard cases provided by acts of extreme evil.

Thus, for reasons both of faith and of knowledge, it seems best to forge ahead in search of a way to conceive of the world as having an inherent moral ordering, but in a way that does not ultimately rest on coupling the totality of the world with its supposed consistency.

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