The Sources of Normativity has ratings and 12 reviews. Anthony said: Somewhere in the middle of this book you get the feeling that you may, in fact. Christine M. Korsgaard, The Sources of Normativity (Cambridge: Cambridge reflection leads ineluctably to her endorsement of the source of moral claims. The Sources of Normativity Christine M. Korsgaard, with G. A. Cohen, Raymond Geuss, Thomas Nagel, and Bernard Williams Onora O’Neill, Editor Cambridge.
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Christine Korsgaard identifies four accounts of the source of normativity that have been advocated by modern moral philosophers: Ethical concepts are, or purport to be, normative and make claims on us.
Korsgaard is a legend in modern ethics and meta-ethics, and this book is a pretty good illustration of why that is. Feb 01, Ross rated it really liked it.
There is some excellent ethical reasoning in this volume, and even readers who wind up disagreeing normatiivty Korsgaard’s solution will appreciate her fair and careful treatment of the problem. Books by Christine M.
Dialectically, in that she is trying to take the good side out of voluntarism, emotivism, realism, etc. Politis – – International Journal of Philosophical Studies 5 3: Being Realistic about Reasons. Normativiy up a giveaway.
The Sources of Normativity by Christine M. Korsgaard
Creating the Kingdom of Ends. Ms, Korsgaard is among the very few professional philosophers, a Kantian scholar at that, who is entirely readable and throughly pleasureable. Oct 15, C rated it it was ok. Science Logic and Mathematics. She traces their history, showing how each developed in response to the prior one and comparing their early versions with those on the contemporary philosophical scene.
Drawing heavily on Kant but nomativity striking out on her own, Korsgaard locates the origin of obligation in the ability to reflect, and in particular to reflect upon oneself as an agent in the pursuit of ends a “citizen of chrietine Kingdom of Ends”.
If you’re not, move along.
Cambridge University Press June 28, Language: Aug 22, Daniel Tovar rated it liked it. Like a lot of what I read, I wouldn’t recommend the book to those outside of ethics. Ethics and the Limits of Philosophy.
One of the challenges with the book, and it does weigh a bit on my review of the book, is that the language is often more obscure and technical than it needs to be, and dwells on a lot of references within the literature that give it the distinctive texture of academic writing. Brian rated it liked it Apr 25, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
Jan 07, Andrey Babitskiy rated it really liked it Shelves: Recommended to Anthony by: One of the challenges with the book, and it does weigh a bit on my review of the book, is that the language is often more obscure and technical than it needs to be, and dwells on a lot of references within the lit Korsgaard is a legend in modern ethics and meta-ethics, and this book is a pretty good illustration of why that is.
Korsgaard – – Philosophical Quarterly 49 Kant’s theory that normativity springs from our own autonomy emerges as a synthesis of the other three, and Korsgaard concludes with her own version of the Kantian account.
Colter, Review of Metaphysics. Kant’s theory that normativity springs from our own autonomy emerges as a synthesis of the other three, and Korsgaard concludes with her own version of the Kantian account. Ruth Chang – – Philosophical Studies 1: Korsgaard is attempting to develop a neo-kantian ethic.
There are more reasons to th this work, but I might as well end here. How is it that we become morally obliged? Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.
The Sources of Normativity
But let’s start at the beginning and watch the failure unfold. Ethical concepts are, or purport to be, normative and make claims on us.
Usman Raza rated it really liked it Jun 24, They make claims on us: Buy the selected items together This item: She traces their history, showing how each developed in response to the prior one and comparing their early versions with those on the contemporary philosophical scene.
First korsgaard all, Korsgaard wants to ask “the normative question,” that is, what justifies the claims morality makes on us.
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