Ethics and Practical Reason

Ethics and Practical Reason These thirteen new specially written essays by a distinguished international line up of contributors including some leading contemporary moral philosophers give a rich and varied view of current wo

  • Title: Ethics and Practical Reason
  • Author: Berys Gaut Garrett Cullity
  • ISBN: 9780198236696
  • Page: 437
  • Format: Paperback
  • These thirteen new, specially written essays by a distinguished international line up of contributors, including some leading contemporary moral philosophers, give a rich and varied view of current work on ethics and practical reason The three main perspectives on the topic, Kantian, Humean, and Aristotelian, are all well represented Issues covered include the connectioThese thirteen new, specially written essays by a distinguished international line up of contributors, including some leading contemporary moral philosophers, give a rich and varied view of current work on ethics and practical reason The three main perspectives on the topic, Kantian, Humean, and Aristotelian, are all well represented Issues covered include the connection between reason and motivation the source of moral reasons and their relation to reasons of self interest the relation of practical reason to value, to freedom, to responsibility, and to feelings The editors introduction provides a valuable introductory survey of the topic, putting the individual essays in context Ethics and Practical Reason will be essential reading for scholars, postgraduates, and upper level undergraduates working in this area.

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