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Nietzsche, Naturalism, and Normativity

Christopher Janaway and Simon Robertson (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199583676
eISBN:
9780191745294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583676.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book comprises a collection of original chapters on Nietzsche's ethics. The chapters examine Nietzsche's naturalism, his critique of morality, and his entitlement to a normative-evaluative ideal ... More


THE DESIRE RELATIVITY OF VALUE

Ingmar Persson

in The Retreat of Reason: A dilemma in the philosophy of life

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276905
eISBN:
9780191603198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276900.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter supplies a subjectivist definition of intrinsic value in terms of what satisfies intrinsic desires in a specified sense, and of derivative value by reference to intrinsic value. Other ... More


A Priori Rules: Wittgenstein on the Normativity of Logic

Peter Railton

in New Essays on the A Priori

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241279
eISBN:
9780191597107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241279.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Peter Railton explores a non‐meaning‐based approach to explaining the possibility of a priori knowledge, suggesting that we regard apparently a priori principles as rules, regulative of certain ... More


Act-utilitarianism and Promissory Obligation

Alastair Norcross

in Promises and Agreements: Philosophical Essays

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195377958
eISBN:
9780199893836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377958.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Act-utilitarianism is often criticized for failing to account for the strength of promissory obligation. Worse still, it is not even clear that the institution of promising could exist in an ... More


Expansive Naturalism I

Fiona Ellis

in God, Value, and Nature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198714125
eISBN:
9780191782565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714125.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

The scientific naturalist argues that these difficulties can be avoided provided that the limits of science are expanded to incorporate the human sciences. This grants us the right to move beyond ... More


Expansive Naturalism II

Fiona Ellis

in God, Value, and Nature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198714125
eISBN:
9780191782565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714125.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

This chapter considers the shape of a non-scientific form of expansive naturalism as it applies to the question of value, taking as its focus the work of Wiggins and McDowell. Their positions are ... More


Full Information Accounts of Well-Being

David Sobel

in From Valuing to Value: Towards a Defense of Subjectivism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198712640
eISBN:
9780191780998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712640.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

It seems quite plausible that our preferences between different flavors of ice cream, assuming them equally unhealthy, determine which flavor we have most reason to choose, at least if we suppose ... More


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