Title: Love Imperiled
Authors: Haji, Ishtiyaque ×
Cuypers, Stefaan #
Issue Date: 2007
Publisher: the University of Rijeka, Faculty of Arts and Science, Department of Philosophy
Series Title: European Journal of Analytic Philosophy vol:3 issue:1 pages:5-20
Abstract: In this paper, we argue that hard incompatibilism imperils a typical component of loving relations—lovable behavior—if it imperils moral praiseworthiness. We propose that to be lovable behavior, the behavior must exemplify the property of being commendable (the property of being praiseworthy from the standpoint of love), in contrast to being morally praiseworthy (praiseworthy from the point of view of moral duty). But if hard incompatibilism undermines moral praiseworthiness, then it just as surely undermines commendability. Thus, hard incompatibilism imperils a crucial component of loving relationships.
ISSN: 1845-8475
VABB publication type: VABB-1
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Centre for Logic and Analytical Philosophy
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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