Practical Conflicts: New Philosophical Essays

Practical Conflicts: New Philosophical Essays

by Peter Baumann
     
 

In this 2004 collection a distinguished roster of philosophers analyse the diverse forms of practical conflict.See more details below

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In this 2004 collection a distinguished roster of philosophers analyse the diverse forms of practical conflict.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521812719
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/31/2004
Pages:
340
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
1Introduction: Varieties of Practical Conflict and the Scope of Practical Reason1
2Willing the Law27
3The Myth of Egoism57
4Thinking about Conflicts of Desire92
5Putting Together Morality and Well-Being118
6The Second Worst in Practical Conflict159
7Personal Practical Conflicts172
8Sources of Practical Conflicts and Reasons for Regret197
9Conflicting Values and Conflicting Virtues223
10Involvement and Detachment: A Paradox of Practical Reason244
11Outcomes of Internal Conflicts in the Sphere of Akrasia and Self-Control262
12Are There Insolvable Moral Conflicts?279
13Moral Dilemmas of Transitional Justice295
14Do Conflicts Make Us Free?316
List of Contributors334
Name Index336
Subject Index338

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