home libri books ebook dvd e film top ten sconti 0 Carrello


Torna Indietro

teichmann roger - nature, reason, and the good life

Nature, Reason, and the Good Life Ethics for Human Beings




Disponibilità: Normalmente disponibile in 20 giorni
A causa di problematiche nell'approvvigionamento legate alla Brexit sono possibili ritardi nelle consegne.


PREZZO
40,98 €
NICEPRICE
38,93 €
SCONTO
5%



Questo prodotto usufruisce delle SPEDIZIONI GRATIS
selezionando l'opzione Corriere Veloce in fase di ordine.


Pagabile anche con 18App Bonus Cultura e Carta del Docente


Facebook Twitter Aggiungi commento


Spese Gratis

Dettagli

Genere:Libro
Lingua: Inglese
Pubblicazione: 10/2014





Note Editore

At the centre of our ethical thought stands the human being. Facts about human nature determine the shape of ethical concepts in a variety of ways, and our pre-rational animal nature forms the basis of notions to do with rationality, virtue, and happiness, among other things. Nature, Reason, and the Good Life examines these themes while also arguing for the critical importance of language: only by attending to the social and empirical character of actual language use can we make headway with a number of problems in ethics. Thus what counts as a good or bad reason for action depends on the purposes of human enquiry, as embodied in the question 'Why?'—it does not depend, for example, on some abstract and higher Rationality connected with 'the point of the cosmos'. Furthermore, considerations in philosophy of language and in philosophy of mind together show how emotions, desires, and pleasure—all crucial for ethics—turn out not to be inner states carrying a sort of subjective authority, above or below criticism or justification, and this fact helps undermine various forms of subjectivism and individualism to be found both in philosophy and in the wider culture. Starting from an examination of foundational issues, the book covers a range of topics, including animals, agency, enjoyment, the good life, contemplation, death, and the importance of philosophy. En route, there are critiques of a number of prevalent trends of thought, such as utilitarianism, anti-speciesism, relativism, scientism and even 'ism'-ism.




Sommario

1 - Reasons and Reactions
2 - Human Agency
3 - Pleasure and Pain
4 - The Good Life
5 - Philosophy




Autore

Roger Teichmann has written on a wide range of philosophical topics, from the philosophy of time to ethics. His work on the philosophy of Elizabeth Anscombe is noteworthy: he is the author of a number of articles, a Festschrift, Logic, Cause and Action (2000), and the monograph, The Philosophy of Elizabeth Anscombe (OUP, 2008).










Altre Informazioni

ISBN:

9780198708971

Condizione: Nuovo
Dimensioni: 215 x 11.6 x 142 mm Ø 236 gr
Formato: Brossura
Pagine Arabe: 210


Dicono di noi