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Hille Paakkunainen

Hille Paakkunainen is Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Syracuse University.

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Contemporary Readings

Some of the most challenging questions in philosophical ethics concern the justification of action. Can you have reasons to do something that you are not, and perhaps cannot be, motivated to do? If reasons rest on desires, why respect the rights and interests of others when doing so prevents us from getting what we want? In other words, why be moral?