Hume on Motivation and Virtue: New Essays

Hardcover | January 15, 2010

EditorCharles Pigden

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This collection is devoted to questions in meta-ethics and moral psychology arising from the work of David Hume. The collection focuses on questions arising from Humes views on reason, motivation and virtue including new essays from notable Hume scholars.

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This collection is devoted to questions in meta-ethics and moral psychology arising from the work of David Hume. The collection focuses on questions arising from Humes views on reason, motivation and virtue including new essays from notable Hume scholars.

CHARLES PIGDEN is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy at University of Otago, New Zealand.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 9.62 × 5.64 × 0.91 inPublished:January 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230205275

ISBN - 13:9780230205277

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Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements * Series Editor’s Preface * Notes on the Contributors * A Note on References to Hume and Locke *  Introduction; C.Pigden * Expressivism, Motivation Internalism, and Hume; R.Joyce * Is Hume Inconsistent? — Motivation and Morals; N.Lo * If Not Non-Cognitivism, Then What?; C.Pigden  * The Motivation Argument for Non-cognitivism; M.Smith * Experiences of Value; G.Oddie * Hume and the Debate on Motivating Reasons; C.Sandis *  Against all Reason: Scepticism about the Instrumental Norm; S.Finlay * Why Internalists about Reasons Should be Humeans about Motivation; K.Hurtig * Humean Sources of Normativity; H.Pauer-Studer * Two Kinds of Normativity; L.Russell * What Kind of Virtue-Theorist is Hume?; C.Swanton * Kinds of Virtue Theorist: A Response to Christine Swanton; A.Baier * Reply to Annette Baier; C.Swanton * Hume on Justice; R.Hursthouse *  Consolidated Bibliography * Index