Forfatter: Elster, Jakob

Transforming Moral Motivation

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Transforming Moral Motivation.

University of Oslo, Oslo 2006 (2007 på omslaget), stor 8vo, orig. omslag, ix + 254 s., engelsk tekst, avhandling for graden PhD.

«If self-interest were sufficient to motivate all actions required by morality, transforming moral motivation would not be necessary, although it might still be a useful supplementary means. However, although theoretically possible, the assumption that self-interest is sufficient to motivate moral action is empirically implausible. Nevertheless, there are moral limits to what we may do to transform people’s motivation. A major constraint on motivational transformation is respect for the agent’s right to autonomy. In particular, we must respect the right to an autonomous […]» — fra bakomslaget

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Transforming Moral Motivation.

University of Oslo, Oslo 2006 (2007 på omslaget), stor 8vo, orig. omslag, ix + 254 s., engelsk tekst, avhandling for graden PhD.

«If self-interest were sufficient to motivate all actions required by morality, transforming moral motivation would not be necessary, although it might still be a useful supplementary means. However, although theoretically possible, the assumption that self-interest is sufficient to motivate moral action is empirically implausible. Nevertheless, there are moral limits to what we may do to transform people’s motivation. A major constraint on motivational transformation is respect for the agent’s right to autonomy. In particular, we must respect the right to an autonomous […]» — fra bakomslaget

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