Lo que nos importa: Autodirección, identidad y moralidad

Translated title of the contribution: What we care about: Self-direction, identity and morality

María Alejandra Carrasco*

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In this paper I discuss the controversy between Harry Frankfurt and Susan Wolf as to whether or not it is important that what we care about is objectively valuable, and whether a completely immoral life is as valuable as a moral life. I argue that although Frankfurt is right in saying that the mere act of caring is already valuable, that is not enough for a meaningful praxis. Given that our ends in life determine our choices, whatever we love will determine the kind of life we have, and different kinds of life are not equally valuable.

Translated title of the contributionWhat we care about: Self-direction, identity and morality
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)218-241
Number of pages24
Issue number33
StatePublished - Dec 2020
Externally publishedYes

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