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Title Exploring the world of human practice : readings in and about the philosophy of Aurel Kolnai / edited by Zoltán Bala ́zs and Francis Dunlop
Published Budapest ; New York : Central European University Press, 2004


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Description x, 343 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Contents -- Preface -- About the Contents of This Volume -- Introduction -- I. Papers by Kolnai -- What Is Politics About? -- A Note on the Meaning of Right and Wrong -- Erroneous Conscience -- Are There Degrees of Ethical Universality? -- The Concept of Practical Error -- Actions and Inactions -- Agency and Freedom -- The Indispensability of Philosophy -- II. Papers about Kolnai's Work -- 1. Introductory -- The Ethical Theories of Aurel Kolnai, John Beach -- Kolnai's Mature Political Philosophy, Lee Congdon -- 2. Politics and Utopia -- The Democratic Subversion of Political Liberty and Participation, John P. Hittinger -- Liberty, Equality, Nobility: Aurel Kolnai and the Moral Foundations of Democracy, Daniel J. Mahoney -- Aurel Kolnai: A Political Philosopher Confronts the Scourge of Our Epoch, Pierre Manent -- Aurel Kolnai and Utopia, David Wiggins -- 3. Ethics -- Aims in Games and Moral Purposes, Lor nd Ambrus-Lakatos -- Kolnai and Kant on (Human) Dignity, Zolt n Bal zs -- Kolnai's Dissertation "Der ethische Wert und die Wirklichkeit": A "Completion" of Scheler's Value-Ethics, Francis Dunlop -- The Nature and Scope of Ordinary Morality: Some Reflections in the Spirit of Aurel Kolnai, M. W. F. Stone -- 4. Feeling and Emotion -- Is Love Intertwined with Hatred? Andreas Dorschel -- Kolnai's Idea of Emotional Presentation, Thomas Norgaard -- Aurel Kolnai's "Disgust": A Source in the Art and Writing of Salvador Dalí, Robert Radford -- About the Contributors to This Volume -- Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Kolnai, Aurel -- Congresses.
Philosophy, Modern -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Kolnai, Aurel.
Balázs, Zoltán.
Dunlop, Francis.
LC no. 2004021705
ISBN 9639241970 hardbound
9789639241978 hardbound
9637326014 paper
9789637326011 paper