How We Hope : A Moral Psychology

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Author / Creator:Martin, Adrienne.
Imprint:Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2013.
Description:1 online resource (163 pages)
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ISBN:9781400848706 43.75 (TX)
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Other form:Print version: Martin, Adrienne How We Hope : A Moral Psychology Princeton : Princeton University Press,c2013 9780691151526
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction What Is Hope?; Questions about Hope; The Orthodox Definition and Its Critics; Hope as a Syndrome; The Incorporation Analysis; Summary of Chapters; Chapter 1 Beyond the Orthodox Definition of Hope; The Orthodox Definition in the Modern Period; The Orthodox Definition in Recent Philosophy; Challenge Cases; First Analysis: Luc Bovens and Mental Imaging; Second Analysis: Ariel Meirav and External Factors; Third Analysis: Philip Pettit and Cognitive Resolve; Final Analysis: Incorporation
  • Hopeful Thoughts: FantasyHopeful Feelings: Anticipation; Summary; Chapter 2 Incorporation; Understanding Mental States through Their Fundamental Norms; Two Constraints on Reasons; Normative Governance Requires Deliberative Responsiveness; Deliberation Constrains Reasons; The Licensing Stance; The Transparency of Doxastic Deliberation to Evidence; Putting Transparency and Deliberation Constrains Reasons Together; Practical Deliberation about the Licensing Stance; The Other Part of the Incorporation Element: Treating Desire as a Practical Reason; The Inadequacy of Monist Theories of Motivation
  • The Dualist Theory: Subrational and Rational Motivational RepresentationsHope as Incorporation; Hoping and End-Setting; Cases: Hoping without End-Setting; The End­Setting Conception's Inability to Accommodate These Cases; Conclusion: A Unified Theory of Hope and the Worry about Excessive Reflectiveness; Chapter 3 Suicide and Sustenance; Virtue and Sustenance; The First Extreme: Aquinas and Irascible Hope; The Thomistic "Inner Cathedral"; The Concupiscible and Irascible Passions; The Second Extreme: Calhoun and Seconding Practical Commitment; Hopeful Fantasies and Sustenance
  • Contingent SustenanceAn Example: "Self­Help" and Self­Sabotage; Summary; Chapter 4 Faith and Sustenance without Contingency; Chief Plenty Coups and Unimaginable Hope; Kant on the Highest Good and Morally Obligatory Hope; The Transformation of Hope into Faith; Marcel's Hope; Grounding Hope in Love; The Possibility of Secular Faith; Summary; Chapter 5 Normative Hope; Strawson and the Reactive Attitudes; Mapping the Territory: Interpersonal Relations; Gratitude, Disappointment, and Normative Hope; Hope for the Vicious; Summary; Conclusion Human Passivity, Agency, and Hope; Index