From Reasons to Norms On the Basic Question in Ethics /

This book originated from a discussion between the author, Derek Parfit and Wlodek Rabinowicz, and further developed in correspondence and intense discussions with Wlodek Rabinowics and John Broome. The author disputes the recent trend in metaethics that focuses on reasons rather than norms. The rea...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Tñnsj,̲ Torbjr̲n. (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: Electronic
Published: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands, 2010.
Series:Library of Ethics and Applied Philosophy, 22
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Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgements
  • Preface
  • 1: Introduction
  • 2: The Humean Notion of Practical Reasons
  • 3: The Moral (Normative) Notion of Practical Reasons
  • 4: In Defense of Moral Realism
  • 5: Some Consequences of Moral Realism
  • 6: Reasons from Prudence and Rationality
  • 7: Reasons from Justice and Aesthetics
  • 8: Reasons to Believe
  • 9: Reasons to Desire
  • 10: Conclusion
  • References
  • Index.