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JMP Discussion of Helena de Bres’ “Narrative and Meaning in Life”

Welcome to what should be a fun and insightful discussion of Helena de Bres“Narrative and Meaning in Life” (generously made free access by Brill Online and the Journal of Moral Philosophy for the month of November). Antti Kauppinen has kindly contributed a critical précis, which appears immediately below. Please join the discussion!

Critical Précis to Helena de Bres’ “Narrative and Meaning in Life”

By Antti Kauppinen

In her excellent paper ‘Narrative and Meaning in Life’, Helena de Bres offers a new account of why and how narrative structure contributes to the meaningfulness of a life. In the course of doing so, she makes some very helpful distinctions, which I’ll urge everyone to adopt, though, in a plot twist, I’ll also raise some worries about her recountist alternative to relationist views like mine.

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Upcoming JMP Discussion (Nov. 10-11) on Helena de Bres’ “Narrative and Meaning in Life”

We are excited to announce the next Journal of Moral Philosophy discussion here at PEA Soup. It will take place on November 10th and 11th (Saturday and Sunday). This time, the sure to be insightful and productive discussion will be on Helena de Bres‘ “Narrative and Meaning in Life” (generously made open access by Brill Online and the Journal of Moral Philosophy), with a critical précis by Antti Kauppinen. Come join the fun! The article is now open access and will be during the month of November.

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Ethical Theory and Moral Practice Discussion on Ian Carter’s “Equal Opportunity, Responsibility, and Personal Identity” with a Critical Précis by Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen

Welcome to the second Ethical Theory and Moral Practice discussion here at PEA Soup! This time, we’re discussing Ian Carter‘s new article, “Equal Opportunity, Responsibility, and Personal Identity”, which can be downloaded here. Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen kicks things off with a critical précis, which appears immediately below. Please join the discussion!

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Ethics Discussion at PEA Soup: Louise Hanson’s “Moral Realism, Aesthetic Realism, and the Asymmetry Claim,” with a critical précis by Alex King

 

Welcome to what we expect will be a very interesting and productive discussion of Louise Hanson‘s “Moral Realism, Aesthetic Realism, and the Asymmetry Claim.” The paper is published in the most recent edition of Ethics, and is available here. Alex King has kindly agreed to contribute a critical précis, and it appears immediately below. Please join in the discussion!

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Ethics review forum: Eklund’s Choosing Normative Concepts, reviewed by Raskoff

Welcome to our Ethics review forum on Matti Eklund’s Choosing Normative Concepts (OUP 2017), reviewed by Sarah Zoe Raskoff. Excerpts from the blurb and the review are below, but you can read both in their entirety via OUP’s website and Ethics, respectively. (Though of course, you are welcome to participate in the forum even if you haven’t read either. We get it: You’re busy; you’ve got things to do, places to be, normative concepts to choose.)

 

 

 

 

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Upcoming Ethics review forum: Eklund’s Choosing Normative Concepts, reviewed by Raskoff

We’re pleased to announce our next Ethics review forum on Matti Eklund’s Choosing Normative Concepts (OUP 2017), reviewed by Sarah Zoe Raskoff. Excerpts from the blurb and the review are below, but you can read both in their entirety via OUP’s website and Ethics, respectively. (Though of course, you are welcome to participate in the forum even if you haven’t read either. We get it: You’re busy; you’ve got things to do, places to be, normative concepts to choose.)

The forum will start on the morning of Friday October 12.

 

 

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Upcoming Ethical Theory and Moral Practice Discussion on October 19-21: Ian Carter’s “Equal Opportunity, Responsibility, and Personal Identity”

We’re excited to announce the second Ethical Theory and Moral Practice discussion here at PEA Soup, which will be from Friday, October 19th until Sunday, October 21st. The discussion will be on Ian Carter‘s excellent “Equal Opportunity, Responsibility, and Personal Identity”. ETMP has generously provided free access to the article, which can be found here. Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen has kindly agreed to write a critical précis of the article, which will be posted on the 19th. We hope that you will join the discussion!

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