Chapter 26. The Humean Theory of Motivation, and Its Critics

  1. Elizabeth S. Radcliffe
  1. Elizabeth S. Radcliffe

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696583.ch26

A Companion to Hume

A Companion to Hume

How to Cite

Radcliffe, E. S. (2008) The Humean Theory of Motivation, and Its Critics, in A Companion to Hume (ed E. S. Radcliffe), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696583.ch26

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 11 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405114554

Online ISBN: 9780470696583

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Keywords:

  • theory of motivation;
  • Hume;
  • instrumentalism;
  • Korsgaard;
  • Jonathan Dancy

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Defense of the Humean Theory of Motivation in Hume

  • Challenges to the Humean Theory of Motivation

  • Hume's Legacy

  • References

  • Further Reading