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 viewpoint and provides a serious exposition of Meinong's first makes an attempt at a deontic good judgment; precise attention is given to the legislation of Omission. For that function his idea of the a priori is tested, that's entwined together with his thought of items. The booklet starts with an epistemological and ontological attention and simplification of Meinong's universe. as a result of the mathematical improvement of his time, specifically non-Euclidean geometries, Meinong built the proposal of precision items and precision suggestions. they're mentioned besides the so-called `incomplete gadgets' and difficulties linked to them. those discussions are suitable for knowing a variety of technical phrases, fairly recommendations of values and valuations. those discussions additionally help in assessing the opportunity of understanding those ideas a priori, and in realizing the logical relationships among them and genuine valuations. we discover in Meinong's moral writings a mix of experiential and a priori wisdom. A translation is integrated 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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