By Alan Thomas
Книга Bernard Williams Bernard Williams Книги Психология, философия Автор: Alan Thomas Год издания: 2007 Формат: pdf Издат.:Cambridge college Press Страниц: 238 Размер: 1,5 ISBN: 0521662168 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:This quantity offers a scientific evaluate and entire evaluation of Bernard Williams's contribution to ethical philosophy, a box during which Williams used to be the most influential of up to date philosophers. The seven essays, that have been particularly commissioned for this quantity, study his paintings on ethical objectivity, the character of sensible cause, ethical emotion, the critique of the "morality system," Williams's review of the moral considered the traditional global, and his later adoption of Nietzsche's approach to "genealogy."
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44 In identifying the conﬂict between the historical Kant and Williams as concerning the status of this “hypergood” of radical purity, Louden at least identiﬁes them both as addressing an important question, whereas for much contemporary meta-ethics, Taylor argues, that question never even makes it onto the agenda. In the closing stages of his essay, Louden argues that there is a different sense in which Williams fails to acknowledge an important impurity in Kant’s ethics; given the obvious danger of equivocation, let me ﬂag up that Louden is here raising a distinct issue from that concerning the extent to 41 42 43 44 For an equally trenchant criticism of Williams that comes to essentially the same conclusion, see Millgram (1996); for some countervailing considerations see Thomas (2006), chapter 4, in addition to John Skorupski’s paper in this volume.
Stocker also argues against what he takes to be the inﬂated claim that shame involves a diminution of one’s whole being, as Williams at one point claims. ”50 The issues dealt with by Stocker in ahistorical terms receive their most extended treatment in Williams’ work in an historical approach to the moral psychology represented in parts of the culture of ancient Greece. Shame and Necessity, a book that originated in the Sather lectures at the University of California, Berkeley, is comprehensively assessed in Tony Long’s paper in this volume.
Granted such relativization, a realist about history may or may not be a realist about mathematics, say. Indeed, we shall see in due course that Williams’ opposition to realism about ethics is to be understood precisely in contrast with his acceptance of realism about science. But here already there is a complication. For the term “realism” is also sometimes used without relativization. We sometimes hear it said of a given philosopher that he or she is a realist tout court. More to the point, we sometimes hear it said of Williams.