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 conception from an epistemological viewpoint and offers a serious exposition of Meinong's first makes an attempt at a deontic common sense; unique attention is given to the legislations of Omission. For that function his concept of the a priori is tested, that's entwined along with his idea of gadgets. The publication starts with an epistemological and ontological attention and simplification of Meinong's universe. consequently of the mathematical improvement of his time, in particular non-Euclidean geometries, Meinong built the proposal of precision items and precision recommendations. they're mentioned in addition to the so-called `incomplete gadgets' and difficulties linked to them. those discussions are proper for knowing quite a few technical phrases, relatively ideas of values and valuations. those discussions additionally help in assessing the potential of figuring out those ideas a priori, and in knowing 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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