The indifference argument

Philosophical Studies 138 (1):91 - 124 (2008)
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Nick Zangwill
University of Hull
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I argue against motivational internalism. First I recharacterise the issue over moral motivation. Second I describe the indifference argument against motivation internalism. Third I consider appeals to irrationality that are often made in the face of this argument, and I show that they are ineffective. Lastly, I draw the motivational externalist conclusion and reflect on the nature of the issue.
Keywords Motivation   Indifference
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DOI 10.1007/s11098-006-9000-0
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