Reason and Value: Themes from the Moral Philosophy of Joseph Raz

Reason and Value: Themes from the Moral Philosophy of Joseph Raz

by R. Jay Wallace
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199297649

ISBN-13: 9780199297641

Pub. Date: 06/15/2006

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Reason and Value collects fifteen brand-new papers by leading contemporary philosophers on themes from the moral philosophy of Joseph Raz. The subtlety and power of Raz's reflections on ethical topics—including especially his explorations of the connections between practical reason and the theory of value—make his writings a fertile source for anyone

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Reason and Value collects fifteen brand-new papers by leading contemporary philosophers on themes from the moral philosophy of Joseph Raz. The subtlety and power of Raz's reflections on ethical topics—including especially his explorations of the connections between practical reason and the theory of value—make his writings a fertile source for anyone working in this area. The volume honors Raz's accomplishments in the area of ethical theorizing, and will contribute to an enhanced appreciation of the significance of his work for the subject.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199297641
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/15/2006
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Shared Valuing and Frameworks for Practical Reasoning, Michael E. Bratman
2. Reasons, John Broome
3. Can Desires Provide Reasons for Action?, Ruth Chang
4. Enticing Reasons, Jonathan Dancy
5. Disengaging Reason, Harry Frankfurt
6. Raz on Values and Reasons, Ulrike Heuer
7. The Truth in Deontology, Philip Pettit and Michael Smith
8. How to Engage Reason: The Problem of Regress, Peter Railton
9. Why am I my Brother's Keeper?, Donald H. Regan
10. Reasons: A Puzzling Duality?, T. M. Scanlon
11. Projects, Relationships, and Reasons, Samuel Scheffler
12. Egalitarianism, Choice-Sensitivity, and Accommodation, Seana Valentine Shiffrin
13. Raz on the Intelligibility of Bad Acts, Michael Stocker
14. What is it to Wrong Someone? A Puzzle about Justice, Michael Thompson
15. The Rightness of Acts and the Goodness of Lives, R. Jay Wallace

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