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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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Taking Ourselves Seriously and Getting It Right

Harry G. Frankfurt - 2006 - 135 páginas
...preferences, Hume insists, are not irrational. He declares, for instance, that "'tis not contrary to reason to prefer the destruction of the whole world to the scratching of my finger." 1 Now it is true that this preference involves no purely logical mistake. So far as logic alone is...
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The British Moralists on Human Nature and the Birth of Secular Ethics

Michael B. Gill - 2006
...226). In making this point, Hutcheson anticipated Hume's famous claim that it is not contrary to reason to prefer "the destruction of the whole world to the scratching of my finger" (THN 2.3.3.6). 7. While Hutcheson had a nonevaluative conception of happiness ("In the following Discourse,...
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Politics and the Passions, 1500-1850

Victoria Kahn, Neil Saccamano, Daniela Coli - 2009 - 320 páginas
...dramatically exemplifying the social implications of his novel opinion: "Tis not contrary to reason to prefer the destruction of the whole world to the scratching of my finger" or "for me to chuse my total ruin, to prevent the least uneasiness of an Indian or person wholly unknown...
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Creativity and Reason in Cognitive Development

James C. Kaufman, John Baer - 2006
...Moreover, they would have no moral motivation. As David Hume famously wrote, "'tis not contrary to reason to prefer the destruction of the whole world to the scratching of my little finger." There needs to be some extra impetus to act morally, and this impetus involves emotional...
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Reasons without Rationalism

Kieran Setiya - 2009 - 144 páginas
...the most arresting passages in his work: Tis not contrary to reason to prefer the destruction of the world to the scratching of my finger. Tis not contrary...prevent the least uneasiness of an Indian or person wholly unknown to me. Tis as little contrary to reason to prefer even my own acknowledg'd lesser good...
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Truth and Normativity: An Inquiry Into the Basis of Everyday Moral Claims

Iain Brassington - 2007 - 186 páginas
...bad, and it is the passions, therefore, that direct our actions. Famously, '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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Ethical Theory: An Anthology

Russ Shafer-Landau - 2007 - 796 páginas
...reason to prefer the destruction of the whole DAVID HUME world to the scratching of my finger. It is not contrary to reason for me to choose my total ruin,...prevent the least uneasiness of an Indian, or person wholly unknown to me. It is as little contrary to reason to prefer even my own acknowledged lesser...
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The World We Want : How and Why the Ideals of the Enlightenment Still Elude ...

Robert B. Louden Professor of Philosophy University of Southern Maine - 2007 - 344 páginas
...instrumentalist, in large part because of comments like the following: " 'Tis not contrary to reason to prefer the destruction of the whole world to the scratching of my finger" (A Treatise of Human Nature, II.iii.3). What he is usually interpreted as asserting here is that all...
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In Defense of Globalization: With a New Afterword

Jagdish Bhagwati - 2004 - 344 páginas
...proximity increases to oneself. In the same vein, Hume famously argued that "it is not contrary to reason to prefer the destruction of the whole world to the scratching of my finger" and that "sympathy with persons remote from us is much fainter than with persons near and contiguous."23...
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Civilizing Authority: Society, State, and Church

Patrick M. Brennan - 2007 - 230 páginas
...serve and obey them. 'Tis not contrary to reason to prefer the destruction of the whole world than to the scratching of my finger. 'Tis not contrary to reason for me to chuse my total ruin, to prevent the least uneasiness of an Indian or a person wholly unknown to me....
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