Normativity and the Will: Selected Essays on Moral by R. Jay Wallace

By R. Jay Wallace

Normativity and the Will collects fourteen very important papers on ethical psychology and useful cause via R. Jay Wallace, one of many prime philosophers at the moment operating in those components. The papers discover the interpenetration of normative and mental matters in a chain of debates that lie on the middle of ethical philosophy. topics which are addressed contain cause, wish, and the desire; accountability, identity, and emotion; and the relation among morality and different normative domain names. Wallace's remedies of those themes are straight away subtle and fascinating. Taken jointly, they represent an commercial for a particular method of pursuing matters in ethical psychology and the idea of functional cause, they usually articulate and protect a unified framework for pondering these concerns. the amount additionally includes a beneficial new introduction.

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