|Rationality, philosophy: rationality is the ability of a being to consciously adapt to a situation due to the generalizations of his experiences. It can also be rational to want to learn something new. See also system, order, creativity, discoveries, evaluation, repetition._____________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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|Max Black The Prevalence of Humbug Cornell University Press Ithaca/London 1983
Rationality/P. Singer/circularity/self-justification/reasoning/RationalityVsVs: thesis: the challenge VsRationality must be rejected.
Because it questions something, which is a prerequisite. - BlackVs: Problem: it does not help if someone is too stubborn to recognize a good reason._____________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.
Practical Ethics (Third Edition) Cambridge 2011
The Most Good You Can Do: How Effective Altruism is Changing Ideas About Living Ethically. New Haven 2015