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Reasons without rationalism, Kieran Setiya

Label
Reasons without rationalism
Title
Reasons without rationalism
Statement of responsibility
Kieran Setiya
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Modern philosophy has been vexed by the question "Why should I be moral?" and by doubts about the rational authority of moral virtue. In Reasons without Rationalism, Kieran Setiya shows that these doubts rest on a mistake. The "should" of practical reason cannot be understood apart from the virtues of character, including such moral virtues as justice and benevolence, and the considerations to which the virtues make one sensitive thereby count as reasons to act. Proposing a new framework for debates about practical reason, Setiya argues that the only alternative to this "virtue theory" is a fo
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
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1976-
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Setiya, Kieran
Dewey number
170
Index
index present
LC call number
BJ1521
LC item number
.S48 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Ethics
  • Virtue
  • Act (Philosophy)
  • Practical reason
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Act (Philosophy)
  • Ethics
  • Practical reason
  • Virtue
Label
Reasons without rationalism, Kieran Setiya
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 121-127) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Squeezing the good into the right through the tubes of imperfection" -- The relevance of action theory -- A puzzle about intention -- The belief-desire model -- Acting for reasons -- Solving the puzzle -- A causal theory of action? -- Against the guise of the good -- Character and practical thought -- An argument for the virtue theory -- Practical reason and the guise of the good -- Motivation and desire -- Self-knowledge as the aim of action
Control code
341998758
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (131 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400827725
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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22573/cttxg7f
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)341998758
Label
Reasons without rationalism, Kieran Setiya
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 121-127) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Squeezing the good into the right through the tubes of imperfection" -- The relevance of action theory -- A puzzle about intention -- The belief-desire model -- Acting for reasons -- Solving the puzzle -- A causal theory of action? -- Against the guise of the good -- Character and practical thought -- An argument for the virtue theory -- Practical reason and the guise of the good -- Motivation and desire -- Self-knowledge as the aim of action
Control code
341998758
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (131 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400827725
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttxg7f
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)341998758

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