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Crucible Of Reason

Crucible Of Reason

by Keith David Wyma
     
 

ISBN-10: 0742535371

ISBN-13: 9780742535374

Pub. Date: 01/01/2005

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc

Wyma (religion and philosophy, Whitworth College, Spokane, Washington) investigates the experience and phenomenon of people knowing an action is wrong—by whatever criteria they adhere to—but cannot resist doing it anyway. He puts the issue to three prominent intentional action theories, by R. M. Hare, Donald Davidson, and Thomas Aquinas, and weighs the

Overview

Wyma (religion and philosophy, Whitworth College, Spokane, Washington) investigates the experience and phenomenon of people knowing an action is wrong—by whatever criteria they adhere to—but cannot resist doing it anyway. He puts the issue to three prominent intentional action theories, by R. M. Hare, Donald Davidson, and Thomas Aquinas, and weighs the answers for plausibility and explanatory sufficiency. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742535374
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
01/01/2005
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)
Age Range:
1 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 R. M. Hare's Theory Chapter 3 Hare's Theory in the Crucible Chapter 4 Donald Davidson's Theory Chapter 5 Davidson's Theory in the Crucible Chapter 6 Thomas Aquinas's Theory Chapter 7 Aquinas's Theory in the Crucible Chapter 8 Conclusion Chapter 9 Bibliography

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