MINDS ETHICS & CONDITIONALS
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MINDS ETHICS & CONDITIONALS

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ISBN-13:
9780199267989
Einband:
Buch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.03.2009
Seiten:
476
Autor:
Ian Ravenscroft
Gewicht:
862 g
Format:
231x157x36 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

PART 1: METAPHYSICS AND CONCEPTUAL ANALYSIS; 1. Analysis, description and the a priori?; 2. Physicalism, conceptual analysis and acts of faith; 3. Serious metaphysics: Frank Jackson's defense of conceptual analysis; 4. Jackson's classical model of meaning; 5. The semantic foundations of metaphysics; 6. The folk theory of colours and the causes of colour experience; PART 2: THE KNOWLEDGE ARGUMENT; 7. Consciousness and the frustrations of physicalism; 8. Jackson's change of mind: representationalism, a priorism and the knowledge argument; PART 3: ETHICS; 9. Analytic moral functionalism meets moral twin earth; 10. Consequentialism and the nearest and dearest objection; 11. The 'actual' in actualism; PART 4: CONDITIONALS AND THE PURPOSES OF ARGUING; 12. Conditionals, truth and assertion; 13. Conditionals: A debate with Jackson; 14. Two purposes of arguing and two epistemic projects; Replies to my critics
An illustrious international line-up of contributors present new essays on themes from the philosophy of Frank Jackson, discussing his groundbreaking work on supervenience and conceptual analysis; mind and colour; normative ethics and metaethics; and conditionals. Jackson offers a substantial and illuminating reply to his critics.