Motivational Internalism

2015.06.27 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Gunnar Björnsson, Caj Strandberg, Ragnar Francén Olinder, John Eriksson, and Fredrik Björklund (eds.), Motivational Internalism,
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2015.06.27 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Gunnar Björnsson, Caj Strandberg, Ragnar Francén Olinder, John Eriksson, and Fredrik Björklund (eds.), Motivational Internalism, Oxford University Press, 2015, 306pp., $65.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780199367955. Reviewed by Nathaniel Sharadin, University of Syracuse This is a collection of thirteen new essays on exactly the topic you expect it to be, given the title. It also contains an introductory chapter, in which the editors attach an excellent overview of the current state of play to an intimidating bibliography. The essays are divided among three sections, each with its own, shorter introduction by the editors. The first section concerns evidence for and against motivational internalism; the second concerns the relevance of internalism for metaethics; the final section considers ways of bridging the gap between internalist and externalist accounts of moral motivation. In what follows I'll comment briefly on. . .

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