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Spring 2022 Philosophy GR9642 section 001
PRACTICAL REASON

Call Number 12648
Day & Time
Location
T 12:10pm-2:00pm
716 Philosophy Hall
Points 3
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required Instructor
Instructor Dhananjay Jagannathan
Type SEMINAR
Method of Instruction In-Person
Course Description This course will explore the nature and significance of our capacity for practical reason, focusing on a variety of questions: What we should want from a philosophical account of practical reason (should it be descriptive or normative, for example)? Are reasons causes? What does practical reason require? What is the relation between rationality and morality? How can practical reasoning fail? We will pursue these and related questions through a variety of historical and contemporary texts. This course will explore the nature and significance of our capacity for practical reason, focusing on a variety of questions: What we should want from a philosophical account of practical reason (should it be descriptive or normative, for example)? Are reasons causes? What does practical reason require? What is the relation between rationality and morality? How can practical reasoning fail? We will pursue these and related questions through a variety of historical and contemporary texts.
Web Site Vergil
Department Philosophy
Enrollment 11 students (40 max) as of 8:03AM Saturday, June 25, 2022
Subject Philosophy
Number GR9642
Section 001
Division Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Campus Morningside
Section key 20221PHIL9642G001

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