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BeschreibungHuman Goodness presents an original, pragmatic moral theory that successfully revives and revitalizes the classical Greek concept of happiness. It also includes in-depth discussions of our freedoms, our obligations, and our virtues, as well as adroit comparisons with the moral theories of Kant and Hume. Paul Schollmeier explains that the Greeks define happiness as an activity that we may perform for its own sake. Obvious examples might include telling stories, making music, or dancing. He then demonstrates that we may use the pragmatic method to discover and to define innumerable activities of this kind. Schollmeier's demonstration rests on the modest assumption that our happiness takes not one ideal form, but many empirical forms.
Untertitel: Pragmatic Variations on Platonic Themes. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Cambridge University Press
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2006
Format: pdf eBook
Kopierschutz: Adobe DRM