The Resource The Myth of Morality

The Myth of Morality

Label
The Myth of Morality
Title
The Myth of Morality
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Joyce's exciting and innovative book will appeal to all readers interested in moral philosophy
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
170
LC call number
BJ1012 .J69 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Cambridge Studies in Philosophy
Label
The Myth of Morality
Publication
Copyright
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • 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
  • Cover -- Half-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Preface -- 1 Error theory and motivation -- 1.0 FAULTY FRAMEWORKS -- 1.1 THE SEMANTICS OF AN ERROR THEORY -- 1.2 NONCOGNITIVISM -- 1.3 MACKIE'S ERROR THEORY -- 1.4 INTERNALISM ABOUT MOTIVATION -- 1.5 PURE EVIL -- 1.6 MOTIVATION INTERNALISM AS A COMMITMENT OF MORAL DISCOURSE -- 1.7 IMPASSE -- 2 Error theory and reasons -- 2.0 MORAL INESCAPABILITY -- 2.1 INSTITUTIONAL ''OUGHT''S -- 2.2 STRONG CATEGORICAL IMPERATIVES AS REASON-BRINGING -- 2.3 INSTITUTIONAL REASONS -- 2.4 AN ARGUMENT FOR A MORAL ERROR THEORY -- 2.5 CARNAP'S ARGUMENT AGAINST EXTERNAL QUESTIONING -- 2.6 PRACTICAL REASONS AS NON-INSTITUTIONAL -- 3 Practical instrumentalism -- 3.0 OBJECTIVE REASONS, SUBJECTIVE REASONS, AND PRACTICAL RATIONALITY -- OBJECTIVE REASONS: -- SUBJECTIVE REASONS: -- INSTRUMENTAL RATIONALITY: -- 3.1 ENDS: DESIRES OR INTERESTS? -- 3.2 MORALITY AS A SYSTEM OF HYPOTHETICAL IMPERATIVES -- 3.3 SMITH'S ARGUMENT FOR MORALITY AS A SYSTEM OF CATEGORICAL IMPERATIVES -- 3.4 SMITH'S ARGUMENT FOR MOTIVATION INTERNALISM -- 3.5 TAKING STOCK OF THE STRATEGY -- 3.6 THE NON-HUMEAN THEORY OF NORMATIVE REASONS -- 3.7 RATIONALITY AND EPISTEMIC SUCCESS -- 3.8 NORMATIVE REASONS AND MORAL REASONS -- 3.9 SUMMARY AND PREVIEW -- 4 The relativity of reasons -- 4.0 THE RATIONALIST'S DILEMMA -- 4.1 THE RELATIVITY OF NORMATIVE REASONS: THE CONCEPTUAL QUESTION -- 4.2 THE RELATIVITY OF NORMATIVE REASONS: THE SUBSTANTIVE QUESTION -- 4.3 HARMAN'S MURDER, INCORPORATED -- 4.4 MORAL RELATIVISM -- 4.5 SUMMARY AND PREVIEW -- 5 Internal and external reasons -- 5.0 INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL REASONS -- 5.1 EXTERNAL REASONS AND MOTIVATION -- 5.2 MILLGRAM'S CHALLENGE TO WILLIAMS -- 5.3 HAMPTON'S CHALLENGE TO WILLIAMS -- 5.4 KORSGAARD'S CHALLENGE TO WILLIAMS -- 5.5 SUMMARY -- 6 Morality and evolution -- 6.0 THE EVOLUTION OF MORALITY: HELPING KIN
  • 6.1 THE EVOLUTION OF MORALITY: RECIPROCAL HELPING -- 6.2 EVOLUTIONARY ETHICAL NATURALISM -- 6.3 EVOLUTIONARY ETHICAL NATURALISM AND THE NATURALISTIC FALLACY -- 6.4 MORAL GENEALOGY, MORAL ERROR, AND THE GENETIC FALLACY -- 6.5 UNJUSTIFIED MORAL JUDGMENTS VS. PROBABLY FALSE MORAL JUDGMENTS -- 6.6 SOME EPISTEMOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS -- 7 Fictionalism -- 7.0 IF THERE'S NOTHING THAT WE OUGHT TO DO, THEN WHAT OUGHT WE TO DO? -- 7.1 WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF MORAL BELIEFS? -- 7.2 THE FICTIONALIST OPTION -- 7.3 FICTIVE JUDGMENTS: VAIHINGER -- 7.4 FICTIVE JUDGMENTS: CRITICAL CONTEXTS -- 7.5 FICTIONALISM AND MAKE-BELIEVE -- 7.6 FICTIONALISM AND METAETHICS -- 7.7 CONCLUSION -- 8 Moral fictionalism -- 8.0 THE VALUE OF MORAL BELIEFS -- 8.1 MORALITY AS FICTION -- 8.2 THE RETURN OF GYGES AND THE SENSIBLE KNAVE -- 8.3 ODYSSEUS AND THE SIRENS -- 8.4 A MODEST CONCLUSION -- Epilogue: Debunking myths -- Select bibliography -- Index
Control code
000059645585
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (265 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511155437
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36440589
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)51202940
  • sks0511155433

Library Locations

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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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