Mind, Morality, and Explanation: Selected Collaborations

Mind, Morality, and Explanation: Selected Collaborations

by Frank Jackson, Michael Smith, Philip Pettit, Philip Pettit
     
 

Frank Jackson, Philip Pettit, and Michael Smith have been at the forefront of philosophy in Australia for much of the last two decades, and their collaborative work has had widespread influence throughout the world. Mind, Morality, and Explanation collects the best of that work in a single volume, showcasing their seminal contributions to philosophical psychology,

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Frank Jackson, Philip Pettit, and Michael Smith have been at the forefront of philosophy in Australia for much of the last two decades, and their collaborative work has had widespread influence throughout the world. Mind, Morality, and Explanation collects the best of that work in a single volume, showcasing their seminal contributions to philosophical psychology, the theory of psychological and social explanation, moral theory, and moral psychology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199253371
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/15/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
440
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

I. Philosophical Psychology
1. In Defence of Folk Psychology, Jackson and Pettit
2. Folk Belief and Commonplace Belief, Jackson and Pettit
3. Causation in the Philosophy of Mind, Jackson and Pettit
4. Some Content is Narrow, Jackson and Pettit
II. Psychology and Social Explanation
5. Functionalism and Broad Content, Jackson and Pettit
6. Program Explanation: A General Perspective, Jackson and Pettit
7. Structural Explanation in Social Theory, Jackson and Pettit
8. In Defence of Explanatory Ecumenism, Jackson and Pettit
III. Moral Theory
9. Moral Functionalism and Moral Motivation, Jackson and Pettit
10. Ethical Particularism and Patterns, Jackson, Pettit, and Smith
11. Minimalism and Truth-Aptness, Jackson, Graham Oppy, and Smith
12. A Problem for Expressivism, Jackson and Pettit
IV. Moral Psychology
13. Backgrounding Desire, Pettit and Smith
14. Parfit's P, Pettit and Smith
15. Practical Unreason, Pettit and Smith
16. Brandt on Self-Control, Pettit and Smith
17. Freedom in Belief and Desire, Pettit and Smith

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