Repression, Integrity and Practical Reasoning

Hardcover | June 19, 2012

byG. Jaeger

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Repression receives little attention in philosophical literature. This study of cases of repression that inhibit an agent's deliberative access to his reasons argues that an agent cannot correctly deliberate about a reason to overcome repression as if he did so, he would already have overcome repression and so would have no reason to do so.

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Repression receives little attention in philosophical literature. This study of cases of repression that inhibit an agent's deliberative access to his reasons argues that an agent cannot correctly deliberate about a reason to overcome repression as if he did so, he would already have overcome repression and so would have no reason to d...

GARY JAEGER Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at Vanderbilt University, USA, previously he taught at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:184 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.02 inPublished:June 19, 2012Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230368506

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
The Oligarchic Soul
Normative Repression
Repression and External Reasons
The Limits of Non-Relative Views
The Limits of Relative Internalism
Reasons, Rationality and Agency
Objections and Rejoinders
Conclusion: The Scope of Relative Externalism
Notes

Bibliography
Index