Alexius Meinong’s Elements of Ethics: with Translation of by Marie-Luise Schubert Kalsi

By Marie-Luise Schubert Kalsi

Elements of Ethics examines Meinong's price concept from an epistemological perspective and offers a serious exposition of Meinong's first makes an attempt at a deontic common sense; designated attention is given to the legislation of Omission. For that objective his concept of the a priori is tested, that's entwined together with his conception of gadgets. The ebook starts with an epistemological and ontological attention and simplification of Meinong's universe. as a result of the mathematical improvement of his time, specially non-Euclidean geometries, Meinong constructed the proposal of precision gadgets and precision ideas. they're mentioned besides the so-called `incomplete items' and difficulties linked to them. those discussions are suitable for knowing a variety of technical phrases, really recommendations of values and valuations. those discussions additionally help in assessing the potential for figuring out those innovations a priori, and in realizing the logical relationships among them and real valuations. we discover in Meinong's moral writings a mix of experiential and a priori wisdom. A translation is incorporated of the fragment Ethische Bausteine (Elements of Ethics), jointly with Meinong's personal notes and people of the editors of the textual content. Vocabulary and Index are attached.

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