Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Ethics, philosophy: ethics is concerned with the evaluation and justification of actions and ultimately a justification of morality. See also good, values, norms, actions, deontology, deontic logic, consequentialism, morals, motives, reasons, action theory.

Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

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Values/Transcendental Naturalism/TN/McGinn: context of our practice of praise and blame with the transcendental naturalism: Kant: ~ at reasonable praise and blame, it is not necessary that we understand the nature of free will, but that we know about their existence.
McGinn: this is certainly true, but draws our sense of justification in doubt.
Ethical value judgments have a foundation that is unclear and not quite tangible for us, furthermore they transverse cross-like to the categories of understanding which were set up in us.
Seel III 22
Ethics/moral/aesthetic/McGinn: Thesis: moral attitude is an expression of a harmonious and therefore beautiful soul.
III 24
SeelVs: also a man with a beautiful soul can be a monster. - For a moral stability, it also means not to be at any time in peace with oneself.

Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.

C. McGinn
Die Grenzen vernünftigen Fragens Stuttgart 1996

C. McGinn
Wie kommt der Geist in die Materie? München 2001

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M. Seel
Die Kunst der Entzweiung Frankfurt 1997

M. Seel
Ästhetik des Erscheinens München 2000

M. Seel
Vom Handwerk der Philosophie München 2001

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2018-06-18