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Wise choices, apt feelings

Allan Gibbard

Wise choices, apt feelings

a theory of normative judgment

by Allan Gibbard

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Published by Clarendon in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judgment (Ethics)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p329-338. - Includes index.

    StatementAllan Gibbard.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1408.5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx,346p. ;
    Number of Pages346
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16259532M
    ISBN 100198249853

    What does talk of meaning mean? All thinking consists in natural happenings in the brain. Talk of meaning though, has resisted interpretation in terms of anything that is clearly natural, such as linguistic dispositions. This, Kripke's Wittgenstein suggests, is because the concept of meaning is normative, on the 'ought' side of Hume's divide between is and ought. In this book, the author's discussion of pride, shame and guilt centres on the beliefs involved in the experience of any of these emotions. Through a detailed study, she shows how these beliefs are alike in that they are directed towards the self and its status, and how they differ in the specific view taken of the self. She illustrates the experience of these three emotions by examples taken Written:

    Understanding Impatience The philosopher Allan Gibbard, in Wise Choices, Apt Feelings, For instance, if we’re writing a chapter for a book, and we think it might take a week or two, we. Wise Choices, Apt Feelings () and. Thinking How to Live (). The whole books, obviously, would be far too much to read. I suggest as first priority excerpts from. Wise Choices. and a preview article for. Thinking How: Gibbard, Wise Choices, Apt Feelings, excerpts in Darwall, Gibbard, and Railton, eds., Moral Discourse and Practice.

    Wise Choices, Apt Feelings draws on psychology, anthropology and evolutionary theory, and Thinking How to Live draws further consequences for how normative concepts work. In addition to writing widely in ethical theory, he has made important contributions to the theories of conditionals, identity, and voting, and he is now writing a book on the. Wise Choices, Apt Feelings: A Theory of Normative Judgment. Harvard, Christine M. Korsgaard. Self-Constitution: Agency, Identity, and Integrity. Oxford, Note: Gibbard’s Thinking How to Live (Harvard, ) was also ordered at the Coop, but I have decided not to assign material from it. Please treat it as a recommended book.


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What place does morality have in the kind of life it makes most sense to lead. Wise choices, apt feelings: a theory of normative judgment Allan Gibbard Snippet view - Wise Choices, Apt Feelings: A. Choices can be wise or foolish, and feelings can be apt or off the mark.

In this book, the author explores what is at issue in narrowly moral questions, and in questions of rational thought and conduct in general. I am author of Wise Choices, Apt Feelings: A Theory of Normative Judgment (), Thinking How to Live (), and a new book Meaning and Normativity (). I have also worked in normative ethics, in the theory of social choice (which straddles philosophy, economics, and political science), and to some degree in philosophy of language and.

Wise Choices, Apt Feelings (Paperback) A Theory of Normative Judgment. By Allan Gibbard. Harvard University Press,pp. Publication Date: Febru Wise Choices, Apt Feelings: A Theory of Normative Judgment () develops a general theory of moral judgment and judgments of rationality.

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