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Author Conference on Values, Rational Choice, and the Will (2004 : University of Wisconsin--Stevens Point)

Title Moral psychology today : essays on values, rational choice, and the will / edited by David K. Chan
Published [Berlin?] : Springer, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 244 pages)
Series Philosophical studies series ; v. 110
Philosophical studies series ; v. 110
Contents Meta-ethics of Values -- Moral Realism, Meta-Ethical Pyrrhonism and Naturalism -- Buck-passing Personal Values -- Reason and Choice -- Volitions, Comparative Value Judgments, and Choice -- The Insignificance of Choice -- Desire and Intention -- The Indeterminacy of Desire and Practical Reason -- The Myth of Objectively Alien Desires -- On the Intelligibility of Bad Acts -- After Anscombe -- Practical Reason -- The Limits of Teleology -- Motivation to the Means -- Thresholds, Vagueness and the Psychology of Small Improvements -- Freedom and Moral Agency -- Taking Liberty with Humean Necessity: Compatibilism and Contingency -- Rational Choice and Evolutionary Fit
Summary "This book brings together some of the latest developments in moral psychology that were presented at a conference in 2004. Essays in this collection deal with central issues in moral psychology."--Jacket
Notes "All of the papers in this volume were presented at the Conference on Values, Rational Choice, and the Will held at the University of Wisconsin--Stevens Point in April 2004"--Page v
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Ethics -- Congresses.
Values -- Congresses.
Reason -- Congresses.
Choice (Psychology) -- Congresses.
Will -- Congresses.
Desire -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Chan, David K.
ISBN 1402068719