Overview:Practical Realism and Moral Psychology - In this original study, Jonathan Jacobs provides a new account of ethical realism that combines both abstract meta-ethical issues defining the debate on realism and concrete topics in moral psychology. Jacobs argues that practical reasoners can both understand the ethical significance of facts and be motivated to act by that understanding. In that sense, objective considerations are prescriptive. In his discussion of the theory of practical realism, he extends themes and claims originating in Aristotelian ethics while engaging with the most important contemporary literature. Arguing that desire and reason can agree on what is good, Jacobs explains how good action is naturally pleasing to the agent. In acting well, the agent affirms certain values and enjoys doing so. Jacobs grounds his explanation of ethical value in detailed explorations of the moral psychology of self-love, friendship, and respect. Students and scholars of philosophy will be intrigued by this integrated account of meta-ethics, practical reason, and moral psychology.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603734633-9780878405831. It was written by the following authors: Jonathan Jacobs. Book Practical Realism and Moral Psychology, which can be read online, published by the company: Georgetown University Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Beliefs, Spirituality. The book was published on 1995-04-01 00:00:00. It has 200 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 454 g. File for download Practical Realism and Moral Psychology has PDF format and is called practical-realism-and-moral-psychology.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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