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The Resource Naturalism, normativity & explanation, Robert Audi

Naturalism, normativity & explanation, Robert Audi

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Naturalism, normativity & explanation
Title
Naturalism, normativity & explanation
Statement of responsibility
Robert Audi
Title variation
Naturalism, normativity and explanation
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book critically examines philosophical naturalism, evaluates the prospects for naturalizing such normative properties as being a reason, and proposes a theory of action-explanation. This theory accommodates an explanatory role for both psychological properties, such as intention, and normative properties, such as having an obligation or being intrinsically good. The overall project requires distinguishing philosophical from methodological naturalism, arguing for the possibility of a scientifically informed epistemology that is not committed to the former, and freeing the theory of action-
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Cataloging source
CN3GA
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1941-
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Audi, Robert
Dewey number
121
Index
index present
LC call number
B828.2
LC item number
.A93 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Naturalism
  • Normativity (Ethics)
  • Explanation
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Explanation
  • Naturalism
  • Normativity (Ethics)
Label
Naturalism, normativity & explanation, Robert Audi
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface and Acknowledgments; Table of Contents; Chapter 1. Naturalism as a Philosophical and Scient; I. The Historical and Philosophical Cont; II. Scientific Naturalism; III. Ontological Pluralism; IV. Non-Reductive Naturalism; V. Realist and Anti-Realist Naturalisms; VI. Scientific Naturalism and Causal Clo; Chapter 2. The Nature of Normativity and the Projec; I.A Cross-Disciplinary Conception of No; II. Philosophical Motivation for Natural; III. Naturalization Projects in Ethics; IV. The Naturalization of Practical Reas; V. Moral Perception as a Natural Phenome
  • VI. Outline of a General Account of NormChapter 3. Moral Properties: Some Epistemological, ; I. Moral Properties and Their Normativit; II. The Non-Moral Grounds of the Moral: ; III. The Epistemology of Moral Propertie; IV. The Problem of Normative Defeasibili; V. Are Moral Properties Natural (or Natu; Chapter 4. The Theory of Action-Explanation: Some D; I. Targets of Explanation; II. Epistemological, Ontological, and Pr; III. Explanations Why; IV. Explanations of Human Behavior; V. The Problem of Mental Causation; VI. Causes, Causal Explainers, and Menta; Chapter 5. A Priori Explanation
  • I. Framing the Issue: Preliminary ConsidII. A Priori Explanation, Proof, and The; III. A Priori Elements in Empirical Expl; IV. Explanation and Understanding; V. Explanation of Normative Propositions; VI. Explanatory Ultimacy and the Groundi; VII. Conclusion; References; Index
Control code
913774889
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9788378861485
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)913774889
Label
Naturalism, normativity & explanation, Robert Audi
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface and Acknowledgments; Table of Contents; Chapter 1. Naturalism as a Philosophical and Scient; I. The Historical and Philosophical Cont; II. Scientific Naturalism; III. Ontological Pluralism; IV. Non-Reductive Naturalism; V. Realist and Anti-Realist Naturalisms; VI. Scientific Naturalism and Causal Clo; Chapter 2. The Nature of Normativity and the Projec; I.A Cross-Disciplinary Conception of No; II. Philosophical Motivation for Natural; III. Naturalization Projects in Ethics; IV. The Naturalization of Practical Reas; V. Moral Perception as a Natural Phenome
  • VI. Outline of a General Account of NormChapter 3. Moral Properties: Some Epistemological, ; I. Moral Properties and Their Normativit; II. The Non-Moral Grounds of the Moral: ; III. The Epistemology of Moral Propertie; IV. The Problem of Normative Defeasibili; V. Are Moral Properties Natural (or Natu; Chapter 4. The Theory of Action-Explanation: Some D; I. Targets of Explanation; II. Epistemological, Ontological, and Pr; III. Explanations Why; IV. Explanations of Human Behavior; V. The Problem of Mental Causation; VI. Causes, Causal Explainers, and Menta; Chapter 5. A Priori Explanation
  • I. Framing the Issue: Preliminary ConsidII. A Priori Explanation, Proof, and The; III. A Priori Elements in Empirical Expl; IV. Explanation and Understanding; V. Explanation of Normative Propositions; VI. Explanatory Ultimacy and the Groundi; VII. Conclusion; References; Index
Control code
913774889
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9788378861485
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)913774889

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