Reasons and persons

Part 1 discusses ways in which theories about morality and rationality can be self-defeating and Part 2 the relations between what a single person can rationally want or do at different times, and what different people can rationally want or do. Parts 3 & 4 tackle personal identity and our oblig...

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Main Author: Parfit, Derek
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Clarendon 1984, 1984
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Part 1 discusses ways in which theories about morality and rationality can be self-defeating and Part 2 the relations between what a single person can rationally want or do at different times, and what different people can rationally want or do. Parts 3 & 4 tackle personal identity and our obligations to future generations
Physical Description:xv, 543 p. ill
ISBN:9780191598173