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Trust, Ethics and Human Reason.

By: Lagerspetz, Olli.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Bloomsbury Ethics: Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2015Description: 1 online resource (218 p.).ISBN: 9781441146090.Subject(s): Ethics | Reason | TrustGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Trust, Ethics and Human ReasonDDC classification: 128/.4 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
FC; Half title; Bloomsbury Ethics Series; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; 1 Trust and our worries with it; Trust and reason: Friends or foes?; On how to write about what trust 'is'; The need for reflexivity; Current issues; Trust and reliance; Normative and non-normative conceptions of trust; What happens next?; 2 Trust and Hobbesian reason; The Hobbesian dilemma; Trust as risk management; A game-theoretic solution; Critique of game theory: The need for a social framework; Trustworthiness and encapsulated interests; Is this trust? - A caveat
Trust and strategic reason, and where to go from hereThe metaphysics of interests; 3 Vulnerability and entrusting; Baier's ambiguous critique of rationalism; The theory of trust as entrusting; Entrusting and simple trust; Factual and ethical vulnerability; The notion of possibility; Vulnerability revisited; A Novel from the 21st Century; Trusting and being trusted; 4 The time dimension; Methodological timelessness; Prisoners' Dilemma revisited; Timelessness in non-formal treatments of trust; Assessing probability; Trust as an interpretative activity; Normality in ongoing interaction
Methodological timelessness and methodological individualism5 'Trust' as an organizing tool; Is trust a psychological state?; The 'dys-appearance' of trust; First- and third-person perspectives; The need for challenge; Conclusion; 6 Communication, truthfulness, trust; Communication as manipulation and mind-reading; The testimony debate; The norm of truthfulness; Løgstrup: Trust in conversation; 'Image' vs real presence; The place of 'trust' in different ideas of language; 7 Basic trust; Trust as a response to scepticism; A self-deception theory of basic trust; Paranoia and scepticism
'The substratum of all my enquiring and asserting'Meeting the other in trust: Weil and Løgstrup; Ideas of basic trust in context; 8 Conclusions; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary: The variety of approaches to the concept of trust in philosophy reflects the fact that our worries are diverse, from the Hobbesian concern for the possibility of rational cooperation to Wittgenstein's treatment of the place of trust in knowledge. To speak of trust is not only to describe human action but also to take a perspective on it and to engage with it. Olli Lagerspetz breathes new life into the philosophical debate by showing how questions about trust are at the centre of any in-depth analyses of the nature of human agency and human rationality and that these issues, in turn, lie at
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FC; Half title; Bloomsbury Ethics Series; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; 1 Trust and our worries with it; Trust and reason: Friends or foes?; On how to write about what trust 'is'; The need for reflexivity; Current issues; Trust and reliance; Normative and non-normative conceptions of trust; What happens next?; 2 Trust and Hobbesian reason; The Hobbesian dilemma; Trust as risk management; A game-theoretic solution; Critique of game theory: The need for a social framework; Trustworthiness and encapsulated interests; Is this trust? - A caveat

Trust and strategic reason, and where to go from hereThe metaphysics of interests; 3 Vulnerability and entrusting; Baier's ambiguous critique of rationalism; The theory of trust as entrusting; Entrusting and simple trust; Factual and ethical vulnerability; The notion of possibility; Vulnerability revisited; A Novel from the 21st Century; Trusting and being trusted; 4 The time dimension; Methodological timelessness; Prisoners' Dilemma revisited; Timelessness in non-formal treatments of trust; Assessing probability; Trust as an interpretative activity; Normality in ongoing interaction

Methodological timelessness and methodological individualism5 'Trust' as an organizing tool; Is trust a psychological state?; The 'dys-appearance' of trust; First- and third-person perspectives; The need for challenge; Conclusion; 6 Communication, truthfulness, trust; Communication as manipulation and mind-reading; The testimony debate; The norm of truthfulness; Løgstrup: Trust in conversation; 'Image' vs real presence; The place of 'trust' in different ideas of language; 7 Basic trust; Trust as a response to scepticism; A self-deception theory of basic trust; Paranoia and scepticism

'The substratum of all my enquiring and asserting'Meeting the other in trust: Weil and Løgstrup; Ideas of basic trust in context; 8 Conclusions; Notes; Bibliography; Index

The variety of approaches to the concept of trust in philosophy reflects the fact that our worries are diverse, from the Hobbesian concern for the possibility of rational cooperation to Wittgenstein's treatment of the place of trust in knowledge. To speak of trust is not only to describe human action but also to take a perspective on it and to engage with it. Olli Lagerspetz breathes new life into the philosophical debate by showing how questions about trust are at the centre of any in-depth analyses of the nature of human agency and human rationality and that these issues, in turn, lie at

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Olli Lagerspetz is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at Åbo Academy, Finland.

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