The Resource Self-constitution : agency, identity, and integrity, Christine M. Korsgaard

Self-constitution : agency, identity, and integrity, Christine M. Korsgaard

Label
Self-constitution : agency, identity, and integrity
Title
Self-constitution
Title remainder
agency, identity, and integrity
Statement of responsibility
Christine M. Korsgaard
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Christine M. Korsgaard presents an account of the foundation of practical reason and moral obligation, based on a new theory of action and interaction. She proposes that the function of an action is to constitute the agency and therefore the identity of the person who does it, and that only morally good action can serve this function. - ;Christine M. Korsgaard presents an account of the foundation of practical reason and moral obligation. Moral philosophy aspires to understand the fact that human actions, unlike the actions of the other animals, can be morally good or bad, right or wrong. Few
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
170/.42
Index
index present
LC call number
BJ1031
LC item number
.K67 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Self-constitution : agency, identity, and integrity, Christine M. Korsgaard
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-218) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Abbreviations for Frequently Cited Works; Preface; 1. Agency and Identity; 2. The Metaphysics of Normativity; 3. Formal and Substantive Principles of Reason; 4. Practical Reason and the Unity of the Will; 5. Autonomy and Efficacy; 6. Expulsion from the Garden: The Transition to Humanity; 7. The Constitutional Model; 8. Defective Action; 9. Integrity and Interaction; 10. How to be a Person; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn326882672
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 230 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191569678
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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205340
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b35612666
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)326882672
  • oso0191569674

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