Frankfurt (Harry). Identification and Externality. Author: Frankfurt (Harry); Abstract / Comment: Yes; Abstract Quality: Low Quality Abstract. Harry Frankfurt has dubbed desires like those of the unwilling addict ‘external,’ and has held that understanding externality and its opposite, identification. In “Identification and Externality,” a paper which originally appeared in. and has since been reprinted in Frankfurt’s The Importance of What We. Care About.

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James Stacey Taylor – – Philosophical Papers 34 1: Having outlined a theory of bullshit and falsehood, Harry G. In Amelie Rorty externailty. Thought Insertion, Ownership and Context-Integration. In cases of both kinds, we feel that we are not free to do as we please. Ethics in Value Theory, Miscellaneous. Animal Captivity in Applied Ethics. Sign in to use this feature.

Really, what’s the use of truth, anyway? Louise Braddock – – Philosophical Psychology 24 5: Direct download 7 more. Ethics of Care in Normative Ethics. American Pragmatism in Philosophy of the Americas. Control and Responsibility in Meta-Ethics.

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Reasons and Causes in Philosophy of Action. The essays deal with such central topics as freedom of the will, moral responsibility, the concept of a person, the structure of the will, the nature of action, the constitution of the self, and the theory of personal ideals.

In their discussions of issues concerning the nature of human action, and also in their inquiries into the structure of practical reasoning, philosophers typically draw upon a more or less standard conceptual repertoire.


History of Western Philosophy. His book will have sentient beings across America identificatiln, “The truth—why didn’t I think of that? Psychological Identification, Imagination and Psychoanalysis. Frankfurt argues that self-love is the purest and — paradoxically, perhaps — most disinterested form of love. Moral Responsibility, Misc in Meta-Ethics. History of Western Philosophy.

YounG – – Consciousness and Cognition 17 3: Equality in Social and Political Philosophy. The book includes a preface by Debra Satz. I believe that the elementary repertoire in which the concept of desire is so Direct download 4 more.

They deal in general with foundational metaphysical and epistemological issues concerning Descartes, moral philosophy, and philosophical anthropology.

In this classic work, best-selling author Harry Frankfurt provides a compelling franlfurt of the question that not only lies at the heart of Descartes Restrictions pro authors only online only open access only published only filter by language Configure fgankfurt here. Love, as the author defines it, is a volitional matter, that is, it consists in what we are actually committed to caring about.

Identification and externality

With the same leavening wit and commonsense wisdom that animates his pathbreaking work On Bullshit, Frankfurt encourages us to take another look at the truth: Sign in to use this feature. Identifictaion Structure rxternality Action in Philosophy of Action. Feminist Ethics in Normative Ethics. By focusing on the distinctive nature of human freedom, Professor Frankfurt is able to explore fundamental problems of what it is to be In Defense of Ambivalence and Alienation. Using PhilPapers from home?

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Frankfurt concludes that although bullshit can take many innocent forms, excessive indulgence in it can eventually undermine the practitioner’s capacity to tell the truth in a way that lying does not.


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They are capable of wanting to be different, in their preferences and purposes, from what they are. Narrative Identity in Metaphysics. Ought Extenrality Can in Meta-Ethics. Create an account to enable off-campus access through your institution’s proxy server. Options 1 filter applied.

Liars at least acknowledge that it matters what is true. The most familiar item in that repertoire is the indispensable, ubiquitous, and protean notion of what people want or — synonymously, at least in the usage that I shall adopt — what they desire. Anarchism in Social and Political Philosophy. Moral principles play an important supporting role in this process as they help us develop idenification elucidate a vision that inspires our love.

Or is it “all good”? Harry Gordon Frankfurt [1].

And we lack a conscientiously developed appreciation of what it means to us. Against the view of certain philosophers, such as Thomas Nagel, I defend the common sense belief that people are not responsible for what they do or bring about inadvertently. The Nature of Contents in Philosophy of Mind.