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How We HopeA Moral Psychology$
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Adrienne M. Martin

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780691151526

Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: October 2017

DOI: 10.23943/princeton/9780691151526.001.0001

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What Is Hope?

What Is Hope?

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(p.1) Introduction What Is Hope?
Source:
How We Hope
Author(s):

Adrienne M. Martin

Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691151526.003.0001

This introductory chapter explores the meanings of hope and posits two approaches to a philosophical inquiry into hope: the syndrome analysis and the incorporation analysis. It discusses the advantages and disadvantages of a syndrome analysis, before turning to a dualist theory of motivation, upon which the chapter delineates a structure of hope, wherein an element that unifies hope as a syndrome is way of incorporating hope's other elements into one's rational scheme of ends. In addition, the chapter discusses the author's own encounters with the concept of hope as well as brief explorations thereof from a number of belief systems—theological, philosophical, and otherwise—and examines the orthodox definition of hope as well as its critics. The chapter closes with a brief overview of the rest of this volume.

Keywords:   hope, philosophical inquiry, syndrome analysis, orthodox definition, incorporation analysis, motivation

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