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eBook Contractarian Liberal Ethics and the Theory of Rational Choice (American University Studies) epub

by Prof. Jung Soon Park

eBook Contractarian Liberal Ethics and the Theory of Rational Choice (American University Studies) epub
  • ISBN: 0820415669
  • Author: Prof. Jung Soon Park
  • Genre: Other
  • Subcategory: Humanities
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (December 1, 1992)
  • Pages: 291 pages
  • ePUB size: 1738 kb
  • FB2 size 1405 kb
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This book investigates the relationship between morality and rationality in the context of historical and present-day contractarian ethics.

This book investigates the relationship between morality and rationality in the context of historical and present-day contractarian ethics .

The books within this series include a broad range of topics within the category of Philosophy. Contractarian Liberal Ethics and the Theory of Rational Choice. They tend to be written on topics that would not be suitable for our more specific series within each discipline. Many of the titles have won national and international awards. These books can be found in university library collections around the world. The Beginning of the Gospel According to Saint John. The Gift of Contingency.

Rawls’s Contractarian Ethical Theory Rawls’s book: A Theory of Justice Rawls’s basic . The Original Position  The negotiators are rational, self-interested individuals

The Original Position  The negotiators are rational, self-interested individuals

Rational choice theory adopts a quite different approach to the study of social action, human agency, and social systems and structures. There are many variants of rational choice theory which tend to differ from other perspectives in the following ways. The rational choice theory begins, firstly, from the viewpoint of the individual, as opposed to viewing several individuals interacting together, social situations, or groups

Rational choice theory identified-or rediscovered-at least two major explanatory factors that some political scientists had .

Rational choice theory identified-or rediscovered-at least two major explanatory factors that some political scientists had neglected: (1) that politicians are endlessly opportunistic and (2) that all decisions take place in some type of institutional setting. The Spanish American political scientist Juan Linz explored how democracies can decline, and the Dutch-born American scholar Arend Lijphart considered the institutional arrangements (political parties and electoral systems, executives and parliaments) that were most likely to produce stable political systems.

Contractarian Ethics (or the Moral Theory of Contractarianism) claims that moral norms derive their normative force .

Contractarian Ethics (or the Moral Theory of Contractarianism) claims that moral norms derive their normative force from the idea of contract or mutual agreement. Contractualism is a variation on Contractarianism, largely developed by T. M. Scanlon (1940 - ) in his book "What We Owe to Each Other".

Books are Contractarian Liberal Ethics and the Rational Choice (New York: Peter Lang, 1992 Professor Jung Soon Park’s title of the book is Michael Walzer’s Social Thought and Philosophical Enlightenment: Complex Equality, Goddess of Philosophy, and Magic.

Books are Contractarian Liberal Ethics and the Rational Choice (New York: Peter Lang, 1992. written in English), Anonymity and Moral Constraints (2004), Rawls’ Theory of Justice and After (coauthored, 2009), The Limits of Michael Sandel’s Theory of Justice (2016). Professor Jung Soon Park’s title of the book is Michael Walzer’s Social Thought and Philosophical Enlightenment: Complex Equality, Goddess of Philosophy, and Magic Square (written in Korean mostly, except Appendix written in English). This book is the first book about Michael Walzer’s social thought published in Korea.

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Contractarianism (Ethics), Decision making, Liberalism, Moral and ethical aspects, Moral and ethical aspects of Decision making, Rational choice theory. Are you sure you want to remove Jung Soon Park from your list?

While widely conceded that rational choice theory does not have a theory of preference formation, this is different .

While widely conceded that rational choice theory does not have a theory of preference formation, this is different from the claim that rational choice theory is compatible with public spirited or other-regarding motivations by individuals. 62. Hallowell, John . The Moral Foundations of Democracy (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1954), p. 89.

This book investigates the relationship between morality and rationality in the context of historical and present-day contractarian ethics. From Rawls to Gauthier, contractarians have attempted to construct their methodological foundations on the theory of rational choice. Through a careful study of the nature and limits of the theory of rational choice, Jung Soon Park argues that the theory cannot provide the reliable foundations for contractarian liberal ethics. Consequently, the author takes seriously the question about the future of contractarian liberal ethics: Is it the end or can there be a transformation?
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