Motivation and the moral sense in Francis Hutcheson"s ethical theory by Henning Jensen

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  • Hutcheson, Francis, -- 1694-1746. -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Ethics.

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Bibliography: p122-126. - Includes index.

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Statementby Henning Jensen.
SeriesArchives internationales d"histoire des idees = International archives of the history of ideas -- 46., Archives internationales d"histoire des ide es -- 46.
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Paginationx, 128 p.
Number of Pages128
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Open LibraryOL14370377M
ISBN 109024711878

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Abstract. In the last chapter we found that when Hutcheson’s theory of motivation is combined with his moral sense doctrine, the result is the appearance of paradoxes, puzzles, and, in general, an inadequate account of how moral judgments influence Henning Jensen. Apr 01,  · A close examination of his views on moral motivation throws light on the development of his thought, including his growing Stoicism, and some of the changes he made to the moral sense theory.

The phrase “moral motivation” can refer to either of two by: Moral sense theory (also known as moral sentimentalism) is a theory in moral epistemology and meta-ethics concerning the discovery of moral truths. Moral sense theory typically holds that distinctions between morality and immorality are discovered by emotional responses to experience.

Some take it to be primarily a view about the nature of moral facts or moral beliefs (a primarily metaphysical. Moral sense theory synonyms, Moral sense theory pronunciation, Moral sense theory translation, English dictionary definition of Moral sense theory.

Noun 1. moral sense - motivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person's thoughts and actions conscience, scruples, sense. Perhaps the paradigmatic sentimentalist among moral philosophers is Francis Hutcheson ().

He offers a moral sense theory that conceives of our affections much as did Shaftesbury, while maintaining that our moral judgments bottom out in specific kinds of emotions. Jul 21,  · A Short Introduction To Moral Philosophy: In Three Books [Francis Hutcheson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pagesAuthor: Francis Hutcheson.

Nov 08,  · Similar views are held by a number of commentators – for example, see Jensen, Henning, Motivation and the Moral Sense in Francis Hutcheson’s Ethical Theory (The Hague, Nijhoff, ): p. 68 and Kemp Smith, Norman, The Philosophy of David Hume (London: MacMillan and Company, ): p.

Author: Patricia Sheridan. Hutcheson, Francis (): Scottish Philosopher. Francis Hutcheson was a Scottish philosopher and a leading figure of the Scottish Enlightenment. He was a key proponent of Moral Sense ethical theory and an early aesthetician. Hutcheson was born, 8 Augustin Drumalig, northern Ireland.

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Right now, a generous supporter will match your donation 2 Pages: Questions about the possibility and nature of moral motivation occupy a central place in the history of ethics.

Philosophers disagree, however, about the role that motivational investigations should play within the larger subject of ethical theory.

Different ways of determing right or wrong actions and way of thinking about ethical issues. Represents moral perspectives. Consequential theories. Based on the outcomes of actions.

Nonconsequential theories. Created Kant's Theory. He taught that moral reasoning is universal and that ethics are based on moral duty rather than personal. Kant’s Theory of Moral Motivation examines the uniquely moral motive of respect in light of Kant’s general metaphysics of agency. Kant refers to respect as a “sui generis” feeling that is both intrinsically cognitive and conative, but also denies that respect is any kind of feeling at all.

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The topic of this paper is Francis Hutcheson's theory of the moral sense, and I shall neglect his psychological altruism and his normative ethics. Even in dealing with his theory of the moral sense I shall neglect his later books, Introduction to Moral Philosophy () and The System of Moral Philosophy (), partly because they may.

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Hume’s position in ethics, which is based on his empiricist theory of the mind, is best known for asserting four theses: (1) Reason alone cannot be a motive to the will, but rather is the “slave of the passions” (see Section 3) (2) Moral distinctions are not derived from reason (see Section 4).

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HUTCHESON, FRANCIS English philoso pher, was born on Aug. 8,at Drumalig in Co. Down, the son of a Presbyterian minister. From tohe studied philosophy, classics and theology at Glasgow university, and then opened a private academy in Dublin where he made many friends among the clergy of the Established Church.

Often described as the father of the Scottish Enlightenment, Francis Hutcheson (–) was born in the north of Ireland to an Ulster-Scottish Presbyterian family. Organised into three 'books' that were divided between two volumes, A System of Moral Philosophy was his most comprehensive Francis Hutcheson.

Oct 28,  · EMBED (for hosted blogs and item tags)Pages: In Francis Hutcheson (), and in the posthumous System of Moral Philosophy, 2 vol. In his view, besides his five external senses, man has a variety of internal senses, including a sense of beauty, of morality, of honour, and of the ridiculous.

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In fact, Hutcheson’s own view of his innovations in moral theory suggest that he understood moral sense theory more as an elaboration and partial correction to Clarkean fitness theory than as an.

He is best known for his contribution to moral theory, being the chief exponent of the 'moral sense' doctrine which, following Shaftesbury, emphasized feeling rather than reasoning as the source of judgements of virtue and vice.A System of Moral Philosophy was written as early asbut added to and altered by Hutcheson throughout his life.

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