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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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Do You Think what You Think You Think?: The Ultimate Philosophical Handbook

Julian Baggini, Jeremy Stangroom - 2007 - 185 páginas
...everyone against everyone." a. Locke b. Marx c. Nietzsche d. Hobbes 15 "'Tis not contrary to reason to prefer the destruction of the whole world to the scratching of my finger." a. Hume b. Nietzsche c. Wittgenstein d. Hobbes 16 "Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature,...
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Democratic Education Stretched Thin

...explains that "the understanding can neither justify nor condemn" a passion. "'Tis not contrary to reason to prefer the destruction of the whole world to the scratching of my finger." 7 This is the sense in which Hume's psychologistic account of moral motivation may be labeled an "internalist"...
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Why We Lie: The Evolutionary Roots of Deception and the Unconscious Mind

David Livingstone Smith - 2007 - 256 páginas
...David Hume captured the essence of this principle in his famous remark that "Tis not contrary to reason to prefer the destruction of the whole world to the scratching of my finger."1 Mel Brooks made a similar point 300 years later: "Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy...
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Egalitarianism of the Free Society: And the End of Class Conflict

Robert Corfe - 2008 - 317 páginas
...abstract sensations in time."139In response to Hume's contention that, "it is not contrary to reason to prefer the destruction of the whole world to the scratching of my finger," Mumford comments, "one could not caricature this doctrine if one wanted to. ... It stands self-condemned....
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The Nature of Dignity

Ronald Bontekoe - 2008 - 315 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 little finger. 'Tis not contrary to reason for me to choose my total ruin, to prevent the least uneasiness...
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Knowledge, Reason, and Taste: Kant's Response to Hume

Paul Guyer - 2008 - 267 páginas
...equally good in the eye of reason, he does not really think that it would be either natural or reasonable to prefer the destruction of the whole world to the scratching of one's finger, but instead supposes that we can set ourselves the goal of a life that would satisfy...
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