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The Resource Willing the Good : Empirical Challenges to the Explanation of Human Behavior

Willing the Good : Empirical Challenges to the Explanation of Human Behavior

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Willing the Good : Empirical Challenges to the Explanation of Human Behavior
Title
Willing the Good
Title remainder
Empirical Challenges to the Explanation of Human Behavior
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Science increasingly deals with human behavior: biology, neuroscience, genetics, psychology, evolutionary theory, and ethology all bring new insights into our actions and uncover new facts about our agency. However, what is the philosophical significance of their findings? The answer to this question varies according to one's background philosophical views. On the one hand, the dominant empiricist view contends that the sciences can in principle tell us everything there is to know about human ..
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
De Anna, Gabriele
Dewey number
128.4
Index
index present
LC call number
BF38 .W384 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Act (Philosophy)
  • Human behavior
  • Psychology
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Act (Philosophy)
  • Human behavior
  • Psychology
Label
Willing the Good : Empirical Challenges to the Explanation of Human Behavior
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; PART I; EROS, PHILIA, AGAPE; FORGETFULNESS AND HUMAN BEHAVIOUR IN BOETHIUS' CONSOLATION OF PHILOSOPHY; LOVE, INTELLECT AND WILL IN THOMAS AQUINAS; LOVE AS RECOGNITION IN ANTONIO ROSMINI'S THEORY OF ACTION; PART II; AGAPE AND THE CAUSALITY OF LOVE; ON THE ALLEGED INCOMPATIBILITY BETWEEN TRANSCENDENTAL ETHICS AND EVOLUTIONARY METAETHICS; ALTRUISM, EGOISM AND ALTRUISM AGAIN; ACTION THEORY AND THE FOUNDATION OF ETHICS IN CONTEMPORARY ETHICS; PART III; PRACTICAL REASON AND HUMAN AGENCY; DESIRE, PERCEPTION AND DECEPTION
  • EVOLUTIONARY METAETHICAL SCEPTICISM AND THE PROBLEM OF JUSTIFICATIONANSCOMBE ON NON-REDUCTIONISTIC ACCOUNTS OF HUMAN ACTION; NATURALISM, MYSTERIANISM AND THE AGENTIAL CONCEPTS; CONTRIBUTORS; INDEX OF NAMES
Control code
827209231
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (279 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299659629
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
497212
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)827209231
Label
Willing the Good : Empirical Challenges to the Explanation of Human Behavior
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; PART I; EROS, PHILIA, AGAPE; FORGETFULNESS AND HUMAN BEHAVIOUR IN BOETHIUS' CONSOLATION OF PHILOSOPHY; LOVE, INTELLECT AND WILL IN THOMAS AQUINAS; LOVE AS RECOGNITION IN ANTONIO ROSMINI'S THEORY OF ACTION; PART II; AGAPE AND THE CAUSALITY OF LOVE; ON THE ALLEGED INCOMPATIBILITY BETWEEN TRANSCENDENTAL ETHICS AND EVOLUTIONARY METAETHICS; ALTRUISM, EGOISM AND ALTRUISM AGAIN; ACTION THEORY AND THE FOUNDATION OF ETHICS IN CONTEMPORARY ETHICS; PART III; PRACTICAL REASON AND HUMAN AGENCY; DESIRE, PERCEPTION AND DECEPTION
  • EVOLUTIONARY METAETHICAL SCEPTICISM AND THE PROBLEM OF JUSTIFICATIONANSCOMBE ON NON-REDUCTIONISTIC ACCOUNTS OF HUMAN ACTION; NATURALISM, MYSTERIANISM AND THE AGENTIAL CONCEPTS; CONTRIBUTORS; INDEX OF NAMES
Control code
827209231
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (279 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299659629
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
497212
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)827209231

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