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Title Reasoning practically / edited by Edna Ullmann-Margalit
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2000


Description 1 online resource (ix, 188 pages)
Contents Objectivity and practical reason / Donald Davidson -- Practical reasoning / Barry Stroud -- Akrasia and the principle of continence, or What the tortoise would say to Achilles / Ariela Lazar -- When practical reason plays dice / David Heyd -- On not wanting to know / Edna Ullmann-Margalit -- Ordering selves / Marcia Cavell -- Practical reason and incompletely theorized agreements / Cass R. Sunstein -- Relationships and responsibilities / Samuel Scheffler -- Love's dominion / Yael Tamir -- Practical reason and moral certainty: the case of discrimination / Janet Radcliffe Richards -- The embattled public sphere: Hannah Arendt, Jürgen Habermas, and beyond / Seyla Benhabib -- Morally speaking / Gerald Dworkin
Summary This collection of essays presents research on a classic philosophical problem - the link between reasoning and practice. The essays, by such well-known thinkers as Davidson, Scheffler, Sunstein, Dworkin, and Stroud, cover a range of issues raised by the move from thought to action. The book represents an inquiry into the very nature of reason, reasoning and reasons, rationale, rationalization, and rationality. These essays also connect philosophical thought with concrete issues in social life and political practice, thus, it will be of interest not only to philosophers, but also to political theorists, legal scholars, and any researcher interested in the practical applications of reason
Notes Papers presented at the 11th Jerusalem Philosophical Encounter, 1996
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes English
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Subject Reasoning -- Congresses
Practice (Philosophy) -- Congresses
Practice (Philosophy)
PHILOSOPHY -- Movements -- Humanism.
Practice (Philosophy)
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings
Form Electronic book
Author Ullmann-Margalit, Edna
Jerusalem Philosophical Encounter (11th : 1996)
LC no. 98044043
ISBN 1423760212