Reason and Value:Themes from the Moral Philosophy of Joseph Raz

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Clarendon Press, Mar 4, 2004 - Law - 444 pages
Reason and Value collects fifteen brand-new papers by leading contemporary philosophers on themes from the moral philosophy of Joseph Raz. The subtlety and power of Raz's reflections on ethical topics - including especially his explorations of the connections between practical reason and the theory of value - make his writings a fertile source for anyone working in this area. The volume honours Raz's accomplishments in the area of ethical theorizing, and will contribute toan enhanced appreciation of the significance of his work for the subject.
 

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Contents

Shared Valuing and Frameworks for Practical Reasoning
1
Reasons
28
Can Desires Provide Reasons for Action?
56
Enticing Reasons
91
Disengaging Reason
119
Raz on Values and Reasons
129
The Truth in Deontology
153
How to Engage Reason The Problem of Regress
176
Reasons A Puzzling Duality?
231
Projects Relationships and Reasons
247
Egalitarianism ChoiceSensitivity and Accommodation
270
Raz on the Intelligibility of Bad Acts
303
What is it to Wrong Someone? A Puzzle about Justice
333
The Rightness of Acts and the Goodness of Lives
385
Bibliography
412
Index
423

Why am I My Brothers Keeper?
202

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