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" Tis not contrary to reason to prefer the destruction of the whole world to the scratching of my finger. "
History of English Thought in the Eighteenth Century - Página 85
por Leslie Stephen - 1876
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Hayek and Human Rights: Foundations for a Minimalist Approach to Law

John C. W. Touchie - 2005 - 267 páginas
...143-146). 71. Or, as Hume puts it in his inimitable way ([1739] 1888: 416), '[t]is not contrary to reason to prefer the destruction of the whole world to the scratching of my finger.' 72. Hayek (1976: 75-76; 1979a: 201-202). 73. One unique up to an affrne transformation, that is, f(x)...
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Nascita della biopolitica: corso al Collège de France (1978-1979)

Michel Foucault - 2005 - 352 páginas
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Bioethics: A Nursing Perspective

Megan-Jane Johnstone - 2004 - 420 páginas
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Reason and Reality: Realism and Idealism in Pragmatic Perspective

Nicholas Rescher - 2005 - 169 páginas
...evaluative, lies beyond the reach of reason. On this basis, Hume insisted: It is not contrary to reason to prefer the destruction of the whole world to the scratching of my finger. It is not contrary to reason for me to choose my total ruin ... It is as little contrary to reason...
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Critical Theory, Politics and Society: An Introduction

Peter Stirk - 2005 - 256 páginas
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Handbook of Organization Theory and Management: The Philosophical Approach ...

Thomas D. Lynch, Peter L. Cruise - 2005 - 896 páginas
...ought only to be the slave of the passions."63 In this regard, therefore, "'tis not contrary to reason to prefer the destruction of the whole world to the scratching of my finger."64 Morals affect actions because they "excite passions."65 "Reason of itself is utterly impotent...
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Foundations of Ethics: An Anthology

Russ Shafer-Landau, Terence Cuneo - 2006 - 520 páginas
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Introduction to Political Concepts

John Hoffman, Paul Graham - 2006 - 286 páginas
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Cunning

Don Herzog - 2006 - 197 páginas
...is all about means. As Hume emphasizes, it can't pretend to judge ends: " Tis not contrary to reason to prefer the destruction of the whole world to the scratching of my finger." To 21 See Derek Parfit, Reasons and Persons (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1984), chap. 1, especially pp....
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - 2006 - 1067 páginas
...than to serve and obey them. A Treatise upon Human Nature bk. 2 (1739) 3 It is not contrary to reason g king. "Sonnet: England in 1819" 1. 1 (written 1819) 9 Hail to thee, blithe A Treatise upon Human Nature bk. 2 (1739) 4 Of all the animals with which this globe is peopled, there...
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