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Moral appraisability [electronic resource] : puzzles, proposals, and perplexities / Ishtiyaque Haji.

By: Haji, Ishtiyaque.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Oxford University Press on-line: Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1998Description: 1 online resource (xii, 272 p.).ISBN: 0585245649 (electronic bk.); 9780585245645 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Ethics | Free will and determinism | Responsibility | Decision making -- Moral and ethical aspects | PHILOSOPHY -- Social | PHILOSOPHY -- Ethics & Moral Philosophy | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Moral appraisability.DDC classification: 170 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
ONE: Introduction; TWO: Appraisability, Alternative Possibilities, and Ultimate Control; THREE: Moral Obligation and Alternative Possibilities; FOUR: Appraisability and Control; FIVE: Appraisability, Autonomy, and Control; SIX: Appraisability and Induced Pro-Attitudes; SEVEN: Authentic Evaluative Schemes; EIGHT: Knowledge and Appraisability; NINE: An Epistemic Dimension of Appraisability; TEN: Assembling the Elements; ELEVEN: Varieties of Normative Appraisability; TWELVE: Blameworthiness, Character, and Cultural Norms; THIRTEEN: Addiction and Control
Summary: Explores a central question of moral philosophy, addressing whether we are morally responsible for certain kinds of actions, intentional omissions and the consequences deriving therefrom. Haji distinguishes between moral responsibility and a more restrictive category, moral appraisability.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 260-267) and index.

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ONE: Introduction; TWO: Appraisability, Alternative Possibilities, and Ultimate Control; THREE: Moral Obligation and Alternative Possibilities; FOUR: Appraisability and Control; FIVE: Appraisability, Autonomy, and Control; SIX: Appraisability and Induced Pro-Attitudes; SEVEN: Authentic Evaluative Schemes; EIGHT: Knowledge and Appraisability; NINE: An Epistemic Dimension of Appraisability; TEN: Assembling the Elements; ELEVEN: Varieties of Normative Appraisability; TWELVE: Blameworthiness, Character, and Cultural Norms; THIRTEEN: Addiction and Control

Explores a central question of moral philosophy, addressing whether we are morally responsible for certain kinds of actions, intentional omissions and the consequences deriving therefrom. Haji distinguishes between moral responsibility and a more restrictive category, moral appraisability.

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