Motivation and the moral sense in Francis Hutcheson"s ethical theory.

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() Motivation and the Moral Sense in Hutcheson’s Later Works. In: Motivation and the Moral Sense in Francis Hutcheson’s Ethical Theory. Archives Internationales D’Histoire Des Idees International Archives of the History of Ideas, vol Author: Henning Jensen.

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.

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.

Schneewind, J.B., The Invention of Autonomy (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ): p. 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, ): : Patricia Sheridan.

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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. 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.

The Metaphysical Morality of Francis Hutcheson: A Consideration of Hutcheson’s Critique of Moral Fitness Theory Article in Sophia 46(3) December with 2 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

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.

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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).

(3) Moral distinctions are derived from the moral sentiments: feelings of approval (esteem. The phrase “moral motivation” can refer to either of two issues.

On the one hand there is the question of what motivates virtuous actions, and the usual answer for Hutcheson is benevolence.

Because they are approved by the moral sense, actions motivated by benevolence are morally good or virtuous (terms which I will use interchangeably).Cited by: 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.

Download Citation | Moral motivation in early 18th century moral rationalism | In the modern debate in metaethics and moral psychology, moral rationalism is often presented as a view that cannot. Key works: Many of the issues in moral motivation dealt with in contemporary literature spring from Hume & Macnabb and Kant /More recently, NagelKorsgaardand Smith address the source and structure of moral motivation and have spurred much of the subsequent literature.

Herman provides a key starting point for contemporary discussion of the content of. Moral Theory: An Introduction explores some of the most historically important and currently debated moral theories about the nature of the right and good.

Providing an introduction to moral theory that explains and critically examines the theories of such classical moral philosophers as Aristotle, Aquinas, Kant, Bentham, Mill, and Ross, this book acquaints students with the work of.

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Johannes Drerup, Professor of Philosophy of Education, University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany. Moral Motivation presents a history of the concept of moral motivation. The book consists of ten chapters by eminent scholars in the history of philosophy, covering Plato, Aristotle, later Peripatetic philosophy, medieval philosophy, Spinoza, Locke, Hume, Kant, Fichte and Hegel, and the consequentialist : Oxford University Press.

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.

THE MORAL THEORY OF FRANCIS HUTCHESON proves, that Reason and calm Reflection may recommend to us, from Self-Interest, those Actions, which at first View our moral Sense determines us to admire, without considering this Interest" (IM ).

It is as impossible, Hutcheson believes, to manipulate perceptions of self-interest into percep. A criticism of consequentialist theory is that it is so concerned with ends that it may overlook the moral importance of means - the ways in which the ends or goals are achieved.

Deontological theory uses rules rather than consequences to justify an action or policy. The best-known deontological theory is that of Immanuel Kant in the 18th Size: 36KB. The leading consequentialist theory isthe view that right actions are those that result in the most beneficial balance of good over bad consequences for everyone involved.

It says we should maximize the nonmoral good (the utility) of everyone affected, regardless of the contrary urgings of moral rules or unbending moral principles. Download: motivation and the moral sense in francis hutchesons ethical theory librarydoc Reviewed by Halette Gauvin For your safety and comfort, read carefully e-Books motivation and the moral sense in francis hutchesons ethical theory librarydoc38, our library is free for you.

Like all theories that account for moral motivation, Francis Hutcheson's moral sense theory faces two related challenges. The skeptical challenge calls into question what reasons an agent has to be moral at all.

The priority challenge asks why an agent's reasons. Addeddate Call number Camera Canon 5D External-identifier urn:oclc:record Identifier systemofmoralphi02hutcPages: If that has been your experience, then here is a book for you: Timothy Chappell's Ethics and Experience: Life Beyond Moral Theory.

It is as fresh and lucid an introduction to philosophical ethics as you are likely to find in a couple hundred pages: comprehensive and. All of the book's chapters have been revised in light of recent work in moral theory. The second edition includes a new chapter on ethical egoism, an extensively revised chapter on moral particularism, and expanded coverage of divine command theory, moral relativism, and consequentialism.

Additionally, this edition discusses recent work by /5(15).Morality (from Latin: moralitas, lit. 'manner, character, proper behavior') is the differentiation of intentions, decisions and actions between those that are distinguished as proper and those that are improper.

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