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Title Reasoning practically / edited by Edna Ullmann-Margalit.

Publication Info. New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.

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Description 1 online resource (ix, 188 pages)
Physical Medium polychrome
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Note Papers presented at the 11th Jerusalem Philosophical Encounter, 1996.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Objectivity and practical reason / Donald Davidson -- Practical reasoning / Barry Stroud -- Akrasia and the principle of continence, or What the tortoise would say to Achilles / Ariela Lazar -- When practical reason plays dice / David Heyd -- On not wanting to know / Edna Ullmann-Margalit -- Ordering selves / Marcia Cavell -- Practical reason and incompletely theorized agreements / Cass R. Sunstein -- Relationships and responsibilities / Samuel Scheffler -- Love's dominion / Yael Tamir -- Practical reason and moral certainty: the case of discrimination / Janet Radcliffe Richards -- The embattled public sphere: Hannah Arendt, J├╝rgen Habermas, and beyond / Seyla Benhabib -- Morally speaking / Gerald Dworkin.
Summary This collection of essays presents research on a classic philosophical problem - the link between reasoning and practice. The essays, by such well-known thinkers as Davidson, Scheffler, Sunstein, Dworkin, and Stroud, cover a range of issues raised by the move from thought to action. The book represents an inquiry into the very nature of reason, reasoning and reasons, rationale, rationalization, and rationality. These essays also connect philosophical thought with concrete issues in social life and political practice, thus, it will be of interest not only to philosophers, but also to political theorists, legal scholars, and any researcher interested in the practical applications of reason.
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Subject Reasoning -- Congresses.
Reasoning.
Practice (Philosophy) -- Congresses.
Practice (Philosophy)
Reasoning.
Practice (Philosophy)
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Added Author Ullmann-Margalit, Edna.
Jerusalem Philosophical Encounter (11th : 1996)
Other Form: Print version: Reasoning practically. New York : Oxford University Press, 2000 0195125517 (DLC) 98044043 (OCoLC)39849566
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