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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 87
por Leslie Stephen - 1876
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Western Political Theory in the Face of the Future

John Dunn - 1979 - 120 páginas
...than to serve and obey them.' And cf. the ringing affirmation (p. 128): 'It is not contrary to reason to prefer the destruction of the whole world to the scratching of my finger.' and reason or his over-readiness to ascribe substantive egoism to animality and substantive altruism...
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Literary Education: A Revaluation

James Gribble - 1983 - 182 páginas
...insufficient for the end, the understanding can neither justify nor condemn it. 'Tis not contrary to reason to prefer the destruction of the whole world to the scratching of my finger.20 Those who have followed Hume have regarded value judgements as matters of attitude, or taste,...
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Practical Reason, Aristotle, and Weakness of the Will

Norman O. Dahl - 1984 - 302 páginas
...contrary to a passion, nor can a passion be contrary to reason. Therefore, "Tis not contrary to reason to prefer the destruction of the whole world to the scratching of my finger," ([1964], p. 416). That is, no passion (and therefore no action) is rational or irrational. Hume seems...
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Practical Reason, Aristotle, and Weakness of the Will

Norman O. Dahl - 1984 - 302 páginas
...contrary to a passion, nor can a passion be contrary to reason. Therefore, "Tis not contrary to reason to prefer the destruction of the whole world to the scratching of my finger," ([1964], p. 416). That is, no passion (and therefore no action) is rational or irrational. Hume seems...
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Robert Nozick

Kendrick Professor of Philosophy and Eller Chair of Service-Dominant Logic David Schmidtz, David Schmidtz - 2002 - 230 páginas
...substantive rationality of goals and desires, to put to rest Hume's statement, 'It is not contrary to reason to prefer the destruction of the whole world to the scratching of my finger'" (NR, 140). On this last issue, Nozick presents his account as mildly revisionist. He takes "a tiny...
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Wünsche, Werte und Moral: Entwurf eines handlungstheoretischen und ethischen ...

Julius Schälike - 2002 - 179 páginas
...Urteile aus der Perspektive der ersten Person, so drückt sich in ih1 „Tis not contrary to reason to prefer the destruction of the whole world to the scratching of my finger" (Hume, Treatise 416). 2 Man denke zB an den viel diskutierten Fall, daß jemand das Leben von zahlreichen...
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2000 Years and Beyond: Faith, Identity, and the Common Era

David Archard - 2003 - 227 páginas
...Berlin, The Roots of Romanticism, London: Chatto and Windus, 1999, p. ix. 18 "Tis not contrary to reason to prefer the destruction of the whole world to the scratching of my finger.' David Hume, A Treatise of Human Nature, in Hume's Ethical Writings, Alasdair Maclntyre (ed.l, London,...
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Speech Acts, Mind, and Social Reality: Discussions with John R. Searle

Günther Grewendorf, G. Meggle - 2002 - 327 páginas
...motivational set are outside the scope of reason. Remember that Hume also says, "This not contrary to reason to prefer the destruction of the whole world to the scratching of my finger."" The way to assess any such claim is always to bring it down to real life cases. Suppose the president...
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Spirituality for the Skeptic: The Thoughtful Love of Life

Robert C. Solomon - 2006 - 159 páginas
...appraisal, is absurd, as Hume himself clearly recognizes when he comments, "Tis not contrary to reason to prefer the destruction of the whole world to the scratching of my finger."5 Though they are also instrumental, it is our emotions that are constitutive of our ultimate...
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The Blackwell Guide to the Philosophy of the Social Sciences

Stephen P. Turner, Paul A. Roth - 2003 - 392 páginas
...insufficient for the end, the understanding can neither justify nor condemn it. 'Tis not contrary to reason to prefer the destruction of the whole world to the...of my finger. 'Tis not contrary to reason for me to chuse my total ruin, to prevent the least uneasiness of an Indian or person wholly unknown to me. 'Tis...
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