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Gewirth's Ethical Rationalism: Critical Essays with a Reply by Alan Gewirth

Gewirth's Ethical Rationalism: Critical Essays with a Reply by Alan Gewirth

by Edward Regis Jr.


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ISBN-13: 9780226706917
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 05/28/1984
Series: Phoenix Poets Ser.
Pages: 274
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Edward Regis Jr. is associate professor of philosophy at Howard University.

Table of Contents

Introduction by Edward Regis Jr.
1. The Subjective Normative Structure of Agency
E. M. Adams
2. Gewirth's Ethical Monism
Marcus G. Singer
3. The Roots of Moral Reason
Renford Bambrough
4. Do Agents Have to be Moralists?
R. M. Hare
5. Against Ethical Rationalism
Kai Nielson
6. Rights and Conflicts
D. D. Raphael
7. Negative and Positive Rights in Gewirth's Reason and Morality
Jan Narveson
8. The "Is-Ought' Problem Resolved?
W. D. Hudson
9. Public Pursuit and Private Escape: The Persistence of Egoism
Jesse Kalin
10. Deontologism, Negative Causation, and the Duty to Rescue
Eric Mack
11. Gewirth and the Supportive State
Douglas J. Den Uyl and Tibor R. Machan
12. Are Marginal Agents 'Our Recipients'?
James F. Hill
13. Replies to My Critics
Alan Gewirth
Published Writings by Alan Gewirth

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