Against Nature

Against Nature

A pithy work of philosophical anthropology that explores why humans find moral orders in natural orders. Why have human beings, in many different cultures and epochs, looked to nature as a source of norms for human behavior? From ancient India and ancient Greece, medieval France and Enlightenment America, up to the latest controversies over gay marriage and cloning, natural A pithy work of philosophical anthropology that explores why humans find moral orders in natural orders. Why have ...

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Title:Against Nature
Author:Lorraine Daston
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Genres:Philosophy
ISBN:0262537338
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:96 pages pages

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  • Anthony
    Jan 12, 2020
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  • Yang
    Aug 06, 2019
    universal philosophical rumination on the authority of nature from "at least within the Western intellectual tradition", by making a distinction between natural order and normativity per se. But what makes the authority to say "all humans are like that..regardless of time/place" while ...
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    Sep 08, 2019
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    Aug 14, 2019
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    Jun 16, 2019
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    Dec 09, 2019
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  • Thomaz Amancio
    Aug 01, 2019
    Livrinho (80pp, formato de bolso) bem interessante da historiadora da ciência Lorraine Daston, sobre as lógicas de pensamento que fazem ecoar a Natureza na Moral (isto é, o que quer de fato acontece e o que pensamos que devia acontecer) e vice-versa. Embora a pergunta que enquad...
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    Jun 03, 2019
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    Sep 20, 2019
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  • Sharad Pandian
    Nov 21, 2019
    Lorraine Daston, one of the most prominent historians alive, attempts an essay-length investigation "philosophical anthropology". She poses an intriguing question: despite philosophers arguing that an "is" by itself can never lead to an "ought", why is the tendency to draw on natural o...
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    Sep 23, 2019
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    Nov 03, 2019
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  • Holly Stewart
    Sep 14, 2019
    As equally thought-provoking as it was perplexing. Why do humans consistently look to nature as a source of norms? ...
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    Nov 22, 2019
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    Jun 21, 2019
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    Aug 16, 2019
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    Nov 25, 2019
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    Aug 24, 2019
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    Dec 31, 2019
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