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by Roger Crisp

Author: Roger Crisp
Subcategory: Humanities
Language: English
Publisher: Oxford University Press; 1 edition (October 15, 2008)
Pages: 192 pages
Category: Other
Rating: 4.2
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This is an excellent work - clear, concise, and compelling. And it packs a powerful philosophical punch. -Bart Schultz, Ethics.

In Reasons and the Good Roger Crisp answers some of the oldest questions in moral philosophy

In Reasons and the Good Roger Crisp answers some of the oldest questions in moral philosophy. Fundamental to ethics, he claims, is the idea of ultimate reasons for action; and he argues controversially that these reasons don't depend on moral concepts. He investigates the nature of reasons themselves, and how we come to know them. The last sentence of the book "How to decide on the balance of reasons is a matter for reflective judgement" sounds like a cop-out to me - After 161 pages of quite dense argument I was expecting something a bit more profound!.

The book develops original lines of argument within a framework of some traditional but currently less popular views. Roger Crisp is a Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy at St Anne's College, University of Oxford. Reasons and the Good.

In Reasons and the Good Roger Crisp answers some of the oldest questions in moral philosophy.

Roger Stephen Crisp (born 23 March 1961) is fellow and tutor in philosophy at St. Anne’s College, Oxford. He holds the university posts of Professor of Moral Philosophy and Uehiro Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy. His work falls principally within the field of ethics, in particular metaethics, normative ethics, and applied ethics. In addition, he is chairman of the Management Committee of the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics. Fundamental to ethics, he claims, is the idea of ultimate reasons for action; and he argues controversially that these reasons do not depend on moral concepts. About Google Books - Գաղտնիության քաղաքականություն - Ծառայության մատուցման պայմանները - Տեղեկություններ հրատարակիչների համար - Report an issue - Help - Google Սկզբնական էջ.

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In Reasons and the Good Roger Crisp answers some of the oldest questions in moral philosophy. Claiming that a fundamental issue in normative ethics is what ultimate reasons for action we might have, he argues that the best statements of such reasons will not employ moral concepts. He investigates and explains the nature of reasons themselves; his account of how we come to know them combines an intuitionist epistemology with elements of Pyrrhonist scepticism. He defends a hedonistic theory of well-being and an account of practical reason according to which we can give some, though not overriding, priority to our own good over that of others. The book develops original lines of argument within a framework of some traditional but currently less popular views.