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Beyond Good and Evil  

Maudemarie Clark and David Dudrick

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Sep 2013
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Dec 2013
Beyond Good and Evil is considered Nietzsche’s most important and comprehensive philosophical work. This article explores two problems involving the book’s form and content, ... More

Decision Theory and Morality  

James Dreier

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Feb 2004
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Sep 2009
This article is about decision theory and morality. Its main point is to show how the formal apparatus of decision theory is connected to some abstract issues in moral theory. It does not ... More

Economic Rationality  

Paul. Weirich

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Feb 2004
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Sep 2009
This article examines three competing views entertained by economic theory about the instrumental rationality of decisions. The first says to maximize self-interest, the second to maximize ... More

Epistemology and Ethics  

Noah Lemos

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Oct 2005
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Sep 2009
This article suggests that moral epistemology is mainly concerned with “whether and how one can have knowledge or justified belief” about moral issues. It presents and replies to several ... More

Interdisciplinarity in Ethics  

Carl Mitcham and Nan Wang

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Jan 2017
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Mar 2017
“Interdisciplinarity in Ethics” begins with a schematic overview of how ethics in the West has bridged (1) individuals and social orders through virtue ethics (Greece), (2) reason and ... More

Introduction  

Daniel Star

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Jun 2018
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Jul 2018
The purpose and plan of the Handbook is described herein. Key concepts in the contemporary literature on reasons and normativity are introduced, and the forty-four chapters that make up ... More

Moral Epistemology  

Karen Jones

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Nov 2007
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Sep 2009
Meta-ethics comprises three branches: semantics, metaphysics, and epistemology. However, while epistemological concerns drive much of contemporary meta-ethical theorizing, epistemology ... More

Moral Realism, Quasi Realism, and Skepticism  

Terence Cuneo

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Sep 2008
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Sep 2009
This article describes the relationship of skepticism with moral and quasi realism. It discusses the main reason why quasi realists believe that they can explain and justify the ... More

Phenomenological Dimensions of Bodily Self‐Consciousness  

Dorothée Legrand

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Feb 2011
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May 2011
This article examines the multi-dimensions of bodily self-consciousness. It explains the distinction between the self-as-subject and the self-as-object and argues that each act of ... More

The Pyrrhonian Problematic  

Markus Lammenranta

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Sep 2008
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Sep 2009
This article discusses three interpretations of the Pyrrhonian problematic in relation to the work of Sextus Empiricus. It explains the shortcomings of the theoretical and psychological ... More

Self, consciousness, and shame  

Dan Zahavi

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Dec 2012
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Jan 2013
What does the fact that we feel shame tell us about the nature of self? Does shame testify to the presence of a self-concept, a (failed) self-ideal, and a capacity for critical ... More

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