Combining Theories of Action and Moral Philosophy

dc.contributor.advisor Padgett-Walsh, Cullen Uselman, David
dc.contributor.department Philosophy and Religious Studies 2024-05-01T17:44:45Z 2024-05-01T17:44:45Z 2021-12
dc.description.abstract One of the underlying principles in modern society is that we should all get what we deserve, but what do we deserve? Any useful answer to this question must allow us to understand three things; (1) what events we are responsible for, (2) how to decide if we should be morally reprimanded or praised for those things, and (3) a way to combine (1) and (2) into a coherent theory. In this paper we will build an account of action from the work done by Aristotle and Donald Davidson in order to answer (1), we will then look at works by both Immanuel Kant and John Stuart Mill to help answer (2), and then we will combine the two and investigate the ideas of Dr. Yuval Noah Harari in an attempt to find a solution to (3). We will conclude with a brief discussion of what we have learned and what work still needs to be done.
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dc.title Combining Theories of Action and Moral Philosophy
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