TITLE

Paradoxes of Moral Motivation

AUTHOR(S)
Martin, Mike
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Journal of Value Inquiry;Dec2005, Vol. 39 Issue 3/4, p299
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the paradoxes of moral motivation. The author reveals that paradoxes of moral motivation are not so much logical conundrums which have implications for moral psychology and ethical theory. He explains the paradoxes on the context of self-interest and altruism. He also cites the role of such paradoxes in defining economic concepts like the laissez-faire capitalism.
ACCESSION #
51588453

 

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