Christine Korsgaard which the normative question took shape in the debates of modern .. And that is the source of normativity.l3 So the argument shows. Christine M. Korsgaard, The Sources of Normativity (Cambridge: Cambridge reflection leads ineluctably to her endorsement of the source of moral claims. The Sources of Normativity has ratings and 12 reviews. Anthony said: Somewhere in the middle of this book you get the feeling that you may, in fact.
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Or at least when we invoke them, we make claims on one another; but where does their authority over us – or ours over one another – come from? Christine Korsgaard identifies four accounts As autonomous reflective beings that act kkorsgaard reasons, noemativity must value our practical identities. Oct 15, C rated it it was ok.
The authority of reflection. Quotes from The Sources of No Cambridge University PressJun 28, – Philosophy – pages.
The Sources of Normativity Christine M. A good maxim is an intrinsically normative entity. Slow-Cooked Spicy Citrus Chicken.
Reuben Mackey rated it it was amazing Oct 10, This text identifies and examines four accounts of the source of normativity that have been advocated by modern moral philosophers–voluntarism, realism, reflective endorsement, and the appeal to autonomy. Your reasons express your identity, your nature; your obligations spring from what that identity forbids. Cohen Geuss give Hobbes human nature Hume Hume’s hypothetical normativigy idea identify impulse oof normative justified Kant Kant’s Kantian kind Kingdom of Ends lecture live Mafioso mative maxim means Mill mind moral concepts moral law moral obligation moral philosophy moral realism motive Nagel Nietzsche normative concepts normative entities normative question objection ONORA O’NEILL ourselves pain person perspective philosophers Plato point of view practical eources Prichard principle of sourcfs private reasons problem Pufendorf rational Raymond Geuss reason for action reflective endorsement reject requires Schneewind seems sensation social someone sort sovereign suppose theory thing Thomas Nagel thought tion tive true truth utilitarian virtue Wittgenstein wrong.
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The Sources of Normativity
Brian rated it liked it Apr 25, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He lives in Houston, TX with his wife and two children. Geoffrey is an Aristotelian-Libertarian political philosopher, writer, editor, and web designer. She traces their history, showing how each developed in response to the prior one and comparing their early versions with those on the contemporary philosophical scene.
They make claims on us: He is the founder of the Libertarian Fiction Authors Association. Nagel’s objections seem to me the most convincing of the four, but it is worth reading The Sources of Normativity for anyone who wants to decide for themselves. Korsgaard makes one too many logical leaps, in the traditional ca Korsgaard is attempting to develop a neo-kantian ethic.
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Robert Lee rated it really liked it Apr 04, In laying out her theory for the source of normativity, Christine Korsgaard attempts to be inclusive by integrating her own variations on voluntarism, realism, reflective endorsement, and appeal to autonomy. If I become a Kantian, Korsgaard’s the reason. This approach to argument, and the fact that it is so succinct, makes me think that Korsgaard is probably under-read among a lot of modern ethicists; personally, I would prefer using her work to talk about Kantian senses of obligations than a lot of the other writers, and try to set her up as a foil.
Darbee Hagerty rated it it was amazing Feb 01, One of the challenges with the book, and it does weigh a bit on my review of the book, is that the language is often more obscure and technical than it needs to be, and dwells on a lot of references within the literature that give it the distinctive texture of academic writing.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. That is, it is to no longer be able to think of yourself under the description under which you value yourself and find your life to be worth living and your actions to be worth undertaking. Somewhere in the middle of this book you get the feeling that you may, in fact, be a Kantian. To ask other readers questions about The Sources of Normativityplease sign up. But a citizen in whom the general will triumphs gracefully over the private will exhibits klrsgaard very special kind of autonomy, which is certainly not a lesser form.
Contents The normative question. Liberty, Virtue, and the Autobot Way. Korsgaard is a very prominent modern Kantian.
Analytically in the sense that all her arguments are logical, and always attempting to contain a valid form.
Summary: Korsgaard’s Sources of Normativity
Because our reflection distances us from the emotional and desirable route of action, this means we must act for reasons. Feb 01, Ross rated it really liked it. Korsgaard speaks in a clear, understandable way about exceptionally complex subjects.
Or at least when we invoke them, we make claims on one another; but where does their authority over us – or ours over one another – come from? One of the challenges with the book, and it does weigh a bit on my review of the book, is that the language is often more obscure and technical than it needs to be, and dwells on a lot of references within the lit Korsgaard is a legend in modern ethics and meta-ethics, and this book is a pretty good illustration of why that is.
Books by Christine M. However, it is definitely something that I would bookmark for teaching an upper-division undergraduate class at some point in the future.