From Reasons to Norms On the Basic Question in Ethics

This book originated from a discussion between the author, Derek Parfit and Wlodek Rabinowicz, and further developed in correspondence and intense discussions with Wlodek Rabinowics and John Broome. The author disputes the recent trend in metaethics that focuses on reasons rather than norms. The rea...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Tännsjö, Torbjörn
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2010, 2010
Edition:1st ed. 2010
Series:Library of Ethics and Applied Philosophy
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • The Humean Notion of Practical Reasons
  • The Moral Notion of Practical Reason
  • In Defence of Moral Realism
  • Some Consequences of Moral Realism
  • Reasons from Prudence and Rationality
  • Reasons from Justice and Aesthetics
  • Reasons to Believe
  • Reasons to Desire
  • Conclusion