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Published: 11 September 2019

336 Pages


ISBN: 9780190945350

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Douglas W. Portmore

Oxford Moral Theory

  • Puts aside the issue of "what ultimately matters" when considering decision-making in order to systematize how we think about a wide range of philosophical issues from morality to rationality
  • Offers solutions to important puzzles and problems in philosophy, including the problem of overdetermination, the problem of act versions, the all or nothing problem, and the Professor Procrastinate puzzle
  • Addresses a wide range of philosophical issues and how they intersect, including action theory, deontic logic, moral responsibility, doxastic voluntarism, and instrumental rationality