Cambridge Studies in Philosophy Papers in Ethics and Social Philosophy: Volume 3

Cambridge Studies in Philosophy Papers in Ethics and Social Philosophy: Volume 3

Description

This volume is devoted to Lewis's work in ethics and social philosophy. Topics covered include the logic of obligation and permission; decision theory and its relation to the idea that beliefs might play the motivating role of desires; a subjectivist analysis of value; dilemmas in virtue ethics; the problem of evil; problems about self-prediction; social coordination, linguistic and otherwise; alleged duties to rescue distant strangers; toleration as a tacit treaty; nuclear warfare; and punishment. This collection, and the two preceding volumes, will disseminate more widely the work of an eminent and influential contemporary philosopher.


Download Cambridge Studies in Philosophy Papers in Ethics and Social Philosophy: Volume 3 (9780521587860).pdf, available at moneygoroundtable.com for free.

Details

Author(s)
David Lewis, Ernest Sosa, Jonathan Dancy, John Haldane, Gilbert Harman, Frank Jackson, William G. Lycan, Sydney Shoemaker, Judith Jarvis Thomson
Format
Paperback | 268 pages
Dimensions
140 x 215 x 18mm | 330g
Publication date
26 Feb 2004
Publisher
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
Publication City/Country
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Language
English
Illustrations note
1 Line drawings, unspecified
ISBN10
0521587867
ISBN13
9780521587860
Bestsellers rank
78,085