Aug 1997, Wiley-Blackwell
DescriptionReading Parfit brings together some of the most distinguished scholars in the field to discuss and critique Derek Parfit's outstanding work, Reasons and Persons.
2. Rationality and The Rational Aim: David Gauthier (University of Pittsburgh).
3. Which Effects?: Frank Jackson (Australian National University).
4. Parfit and the Time of Value: Michael Stocker (Syracuse University).
5. Parfit's P: Philip Pettit and Michael Smith (both Australian National University).
6. Rational Egoism and the Separateness of Persons: David O. Brink (University of California, San Diego).
7. Parfit on Identity: Sydney Shoemaker (Cornell University).
8. Human Concerns without Superlative Selves: Mark Johnston (Princeton University).
9. Has Kant refuted Parfit?: Simon Blackburn (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill).
10. Persons and Their Bodies: Judith Jarvis Thomson (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).
11. Reductionism and the First Person: John McDowell (University of Pittsburgh).
12. Should Ethics be More Impersonal?: Robert Merrihew Adams (Yale University).
13. Rethinking the Good: Moral Ideals and the Nature of Practical Reasoning: Larry Temkin (Rice University).
* Includes 11 newly-commissioned essays and 2 reprinted essays from leading scholars such as Frank Jackson, Michael Smith, Philip Pettit, Sidney Shoemaker, Judith Jarvis Thomson, John McDowell to name but a few.