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Moral rationality.

Alan Gewirth

Moral rationality.

by Alan Gewirth

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Published in [Lawrence, Dept. of Philosophy, University of Kansas] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics,
  • Rationalism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    SeriesLindley lecture, 1972
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ353 R3 G48
    The Physical Object
    Pagination40p.
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21775230M

    Book Description. Moral Rationalism and Sharī'a is the first attempt at outlining the scope for a theological reading of Sharī'a, based on a critical examination of why 'Adliyya theological ethics have not significantly impacted Shī'ī readings of Sharī'a.. Within Shī'ī works of Sharī 'a legal theory (usūl al-fiqh) there is a theoretical space for reason as an independent source of.   The 18th century was full of political satirists such as Swift, who criticised prevailing policies in the interests of rational reform. But rather than pointing to any more reasonable way of conducting ourselves, the final effect of the Modest Proposal is to leave the human story a dark and senseless farce. Whatever else it may be, this is not mere satire.

    While offering an interpretive methodology for approaching Smith's two major works,The Theory of Moral SentimentsandThe Wealth of Nations, Weinstein argues against the libertarian interpretation of Smith, emphasizing his philosophies of education and rationality. Weinstein also demonstrates that Smith should be recognized for a prescient theory. PDF Ebook Commonsense Consequentialism: Wherein Morality Meets Rationality (Oxford Moral Theory), by Douglas W. Portmore. Also we talk about the books Commonsense Consequentialism: Wherein Morality Meets Rationality (Oxford Moral Theory), By Douglas W. Portmore; you could not discover the published publications collections are supplied in soft file.

    The topic of practical rationality has ahistory of debate and discussion in educational scholarship. Green's ()calltoexpand the notion ofteachers' among those concerned with moral aspects ofteaching which showsno sign ofwaning. It is an important discussion for it involves questions regarding who did not finish book reports. Ralph Wedgwood gives a general account of the concept of rationality. The Value of Rationality is designed as the first instalment of a trilogy - to be followed by accounts of the requirements of rationality that apply specifically to beliefs and choices. The central claim of the book is that rationality is a normative concept. This claim is defended against some recent objections.


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