From normativity to responsibility /

"What are our duties or rights? How should we act? What are we responsible for? How do we determine the answers to these questions? Joseph Raz examines and explains the philosophical issues underlying these everyday quandaries. He explores the nature of normativity--namely, the fact that we bel...

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Main Author: Raz, Joseph
Format: Book
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011
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Table of Contents:
  • The hope
  • Regarding normativity. Practical reasons: explanatory and normative
  • Reasons: practical and adaptive
  • The guise of the good
  • Reason, rationality & normativity
  • Regarding practical reasoning. Epistemic modulations
  • Practical reasoning
  • The myth of instrumental rationality
  • Reasons in conflict
  • Numbers: with and without contractualism
  • Promoting value?
  • On responsibility. Being in the world
  • Responsibility and the negligence standard