Reasons and Persons

Reasons and Persons

Book - 1987
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This book challenges, with several powerful arguments, some of our deepest beliefs about rationality, morality, and personal identity. The author claims that we have a false view of our own nature; that it is often rational to act against our own best interests; that most of us have moral views that are directly self-defeating; and that, when we consider future generations the conclusions will often be disturbing. He concludes that moral non-religious moral philosophy is a young subject, with a promising but unpredictable future.
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, [1987]
Copyright Date: ♭1984
ISBN: 9780198249085
019824908X
Branch Call Number: 170 P217R 1987
Characteristics: xv, 543 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm

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