The Sources of Normativity has ratings and 12 reviews. Anthony said: Somewhere in the middle of this book you get the feeling that you may, in fact. Christine M. Korsgaard, The Sources of Normativity (Cambridge: Cambridge reflection leads ineluctably to her endorsement of the source of moral claims. The Sources of Normativity Christine M. Korsgaard, with G. A. Cohen, Raymond Geuss, Thomas Nagel, and Bernard Williams Onora O’Neill, Editor Cambridge.

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This book constitutes a major advance in ethical theory. But let’s start at the beginning and watch the failure unfold. A citizen who acts on a vote that has gone the way normaativity thinks it should may in one sense be more wholehearted than one who must submit to a vote that has not gone her way.

D from Harvard koorsgaard she was a student of John Rawls. Korsgaard seeks to answer the “nor Your reasons express your identity, your nature; your obligations spring from what that identity forbids.

LG, Drew, DiClaudio, everyone. It is to be for all practical purposes dead or worse than dead. Korsgaard is attempting to develop a neo-kantian christne. Cambridge University PressJun 28, – Philosophy. The authority of reflection. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? If I become a Kantian, Korsgaard’s the reason.


If you’re interested in a neo-kantian argument, and one of the foremost neo-kantians, read her.

The Sources of Normativity by Christine M. Korsgaard

She traces their history, showing how each developed in response to the prior one and comparing their early versions with those on the contemporary philosophical scene.

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Dialectically, in that she is trying to take the good side out of voluntarism, emotivism, realism, etc. This article has no associated abstract.

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Jan 02, Blakely rated it really sourcs it. Account Options Sign in. Philosophy should always be in lecture form and always be this exciting.

Korsgaard is attempting to develop a neo-kantian ethic. I don’t know to what extent I agree with her conclusions, but she has introduced many fascinating ideas about rationality, morality and where we might find normativity with this series of lectures.

Read more Read less. Doesn’t seem korsgaard it works, but I still can’t wait for the sequel Tea Logar – – Croatian Journal of Philosophy 5 Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

Like a psychological egoist, she is reading back into the chriwtine a mental framework that fits her theory, but at the moment of action X, it is not absolutely certain that the action was performed out of reason, and not emotion moments of love, chrishine anxiety, attest to this.


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Cambridge University Press Amazon. The Sources of Normativity Christine M. Common terms and phrases agent animal answer argued argument Aristotle authority autonomous believe Bernard Williams categorical imperative causality Christine Korsgaard citizen claims commit consciousness course desires disapprove duty egoistic ethics existence explain fact G. I am now normal. Because our reflection distances us from the emotional and desirable route of action, this means we must sourcws for reasons.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Because our reflection distances us from the emotional and desirable route normztivity action, this means we must act for reasons.

If you’re not, move along. Ethical concepts are, or purport to be, normative.

The Sources of Normativity

Korsgaard is a legend in modern ethics and meta-ethics, and this book is a pretty good illustration of why that is. Made me think I was a Kantian because of its emphasis on the connection chirstine morality with one’s self-concept. Not they ought to do X, they must and will. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.