Reason and Responsibility
  • Author : Joel Feinberg
  • Release Date : 02 December 2022
  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Genre : Philosophy
  • Pages : 706
  • ISBN 13 : 0534625576

Reason and Responsibility Book Summary

The Twelfth Edition of this best-selling, topically organized anthology provides a superb balance of historical selections and recent material. This new edition features more readings than ever before--79 total--all, where necessary, in the finest translations available. The readings complement each other and naturally build on the topic being covered. Clear, concise introductions to each Part provide just enough guidance to let students learn from experiencing the readings themselves. The text's long-heralded selection of readings covers topics such as reason and religious belief, human knowledge, mind and its place in nature, determinism, free will and responsibility, and morality and its critics in five parts with careful attention to opposing points of view.

Reason and Responsibility

Reason and Responsibility

Author : Joel Feinberg,Russ Shafer-Landau
Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
Genre : Philosophy
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The Twelfth Edition of this best-selling, topically organized anthology provides a superb balance of historical selections and recent material. This new edition features more readings than ever before--79 total--all, where necessary, in the finest translations available. The readings complement each other and naturally build on the topic being covered. Clear, ...

Freedom and Responsibility

Freedom and Responsibility

Author : Hilary Bok
Publisher : Princeton University Press
Genre : Philosophy
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Can we reconcile the idea that we are free and responsible agents with the idea that what we do is determined according to natural laws? For centuries, philosophers have tried in different ways to show that we can. Hilary Bok takes a fresh approach here, as she seeks to show ...

The Problems of Philosophy

The Problems of Philosophy

Author : Bertrand Russell
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Genre : Knowledge, Theory of
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Classic introduction to the subject of philosophical enquiry....

From Morality to the End of Reason

From Morality to the End of Reason

Author : Ingmar Persson
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Genre : Philosophy
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Ingmar Persson presents a new analysis of common sense morality—in particular the act-omission doctrine and the doctrine of double effect. He traces both doctrines to a theory of rights and a conception of responsibility as based on causation, and provides an original account of what it is to have ...

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From Normativity to Responsibility

Author : Joseph Raz
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Genre : Philosophy
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What are our duties or rights? How should we act? What are we responsible for? Joseph Raz examines the philosophical issues underlying these everyday questions. He explores the nature of normativity--the reasoning behind certain beliefs and emotions about how we should behave--and offers a novel account of responsibility....

The Responsibility of Reason

The Responsibility of Reason

Author : Ralph Hancock
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Genre : Philosophy
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In The Responsibility of Reason, Ralph C. Hancock undertakes no less than to answer the Heideggerian challenge. 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. Hancock addresses political theorists on the question ...

Freewill and Responsibility  Routledge Revivals

Freewill and Responsibility Routledge Revivals

Author : Anthony Kenny
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Philosophy
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This reissue was first published in 1978. Anthony Kenny, one of the most distinguished philosophers in England, explores the notion of responsibility and the precise place of the mental element in criminal actions. Bringing the insights of recent philosophy of mind to bear on contemporary developments in criminal law, he writes ...