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Willing the good empirical challenges to the explanation of human behavior

Gabriele De Anna 1970-

2013

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  • Title:
    Willing the good empirical challenges to the explanation of human behavior
  • Author: Gabriele De Anna 1970-
  • Description: TABLE OF CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; PART I; EROS, PHILIA, AGAPE; FORGETFULNESS AND HUMAN BEHAVIOUR IN BOETHIUS' CONSOLATION OF PHILOSOPHY; LOVE, INTELLECT AND WILL IN THOMAS AQUINAS; LOVE AS RECOGNITION IN ANTONIO ROSMINI'S THEORY OF ACTION; PART II; AGAPE AND THE CAUSALITY OF LOVE; ON THE ALLEGED INCOMPATIBILITY BETWEEN TRANSCENDENTAL ETHICS AND EVOLUTIONARY METAETHICS; ALTRUISM, EGOISM AND ALTRUISM AGAIN; ACTION THEORY AND THE FOUNDATION OF ETHICS IN CONTEMPORARY ETHICS; PART III; PRACTICAL REASON AND HUMAN AGENCY; DESIRE, PERCEPTION AND DECEPTION
    EVOLUTIONARY METAETHICAL SCEPTICISM AND THE PROBLEM OF JUSTIFICATIONANSCOMBE ON NON-REDUCTIONISTIC ACCOUNTS OF HUMAN ACTION; NATURALISM, MYSTERIANISM AND THE AGENTIAL CONCEPTS; CONTRIBUTORS; INDEX OF NAMES
    Science increasingly deals with human behavior: biology, neuroscience, genetics, psychology, evolutionary theory, and ethology all bring new insights into our actions and uncover new facts about our agency. However, what is the philosophical significance of their findings? The answer to this question varies according to one's background philosophical views. On the one hand, the dominant empiricist view contends that the sciences can in principle tell us everything there is to know about human...
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub.
  • Format: 1 online resource (279 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-4438-4589-2
  • Subjects: Act (Philosophy); Human behavior -- Philosophy; Psychology -- Philosophy; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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