4 found
Order:
See also
Bruno Verbeek
Leiden University
  1. Rational Self-Commitment.Bruno Verbeek - 2007 - In Fabienne Peter & Hans Bernhard Schmidt (eds.), rationality and commitment. Oxford University Press.
    Abstract: The standard picture of rationality requires that the agent acts so as to realize her most preferred alternative in the light of her own desires and beliefs. However, there are circumstances where such an agent can predict that she will act against her preferences. The story of Ulysses and the Sirens is the paradigmatic example of such cases. In those circumstances the orthodoxy requires the agent to be ‘sophisticated’. That is to say, she should take into account her expected (...)
    Download  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   23 citations  
  2.  50
    Mensenwerk en Moraal: David Hume & het Kwaad.Bruno Verbeek - 2007 - In Rob Wiche & Andreas Kinneging (eds.), Van kwaad tot erger. Het kwaad in de filosofie. Amsterdam, Netherlands: pp. 186-206.
    In this paper, I summarize Hume's moral theory as it is developed in the Treatise on Human Nature and pay particular attention to the question how evil is possible in Hume's theory.
    Download  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark  
  3.  38
    Be a Jew at Home as Well as in the Street – Religious World Views in a Liberal Democracy.Bruno Verbeek - 2013 - In Wim Hofstee & Arie van der Kooij (eds.), Religion beyond its private role in modern society. Leiden, Netherlands: pp. 175-190.
    Can one expect religious minorities to be committed to a liberal democratic state? Can a democratic, Western, liberal state be open and safe for all – both ultra-orthodox and secular alike – and count on the allegiance of all? Does this require that religious minorities ‘hide’ their religious identity and conform to prevailing laws and customs and express their religious views and practices only in the privacy of their own homes? Or should minorities request that they receive public recognition? Ought (...)
    Download  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark  
  4.  30
    Non-cognitivisme.Bruno Verbeek - 2014 - In Martin van Hees, Ingrid Robeyns & Thomas Nys (eds.), Basisboek Ethiek. Amsterdam, Netherlands: pp. 315-331.
    This is a chapter on noncognitivism in a textbook on ethics.
    Download  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark