Rationality and the Good

Rationality and the Good : Critical Essays on the Ethics and Epistemology of Robert Audi

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For over thirty years, Robert Audi has produced important work in ethics, epistemology, and the theory of action. This volume features thirteen new critical essays on Audi by a distinguished group of authors: Fred Adams, William Alston, Laurence BonJour, Roger Crisp, Elizabeth Fricker, Bernard Gert, Thomas Hurka, Hugh McCann, Al Mele, Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Raimo Tuomela, Candace Vogler, and Timothy Williamson. Audi's introductory essay provides a thematic overview interconnecting his views in ethics, epistemology, and philosophy of action. The volume concludes with his comprehensive response essay that yields an illuminating dialog with all his critics and often extends his previous work.show more

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  • Hardback | 284 pages
  • 157.48 x 236.22 x 25.4mm | 521.63g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195311957
  • 9780195311952

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PREFACE; 1. Rational Action and the Good; PART ONE: PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS FOR INTUITIONIST ETHICS; 2. Reflections on Reflection in Robert Audi's Moral Intuitionism; 3. Intuitionism and Disagreement; 4. Metaethical Reflections on Robert Audi's Moral Intuitionism; 5. Two Conceptions of Morality; 6. Audi's Marriage of Ross and Kant; 7. Accounting for Duties: A Critical Assessment of Robert Audi's The Good in the Right; PART TWO: KNOWLEDGE, JUSTIFICATION, AND ACCEPTANCE; 8. Are Perceptual Beliefs Properly Foundational?; 9. Audi on Testimony; 10. On Being Justified in One's Head; 11. Audi on Nondoxastic Faith; PART THREE: INTENTION, SELF-DECEPTION, AND REASONS FOR ACTION; 12. Trying with Hope; 13. Self-Deception and Three Psychiatric Delusions: On Robert Audi's Transition from Self-Deception to Delusions; 14. Motivation Reasons for Action; PART FOUR: REASON AND INTUITION IN THOUGHT AND ACTION: REPLIES AND EXTENSIONS; 15. Robert Audi; Part I. Intuition, Reflection, and Justification; Part II. Justifying Grounds, Justified Beliefs, and Rational Acceptance; Part III. Belief, Intention, and Reasons for Actionshow more

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