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FR-10378-78

Russell A. Jacobs
Washburn University of Topeka (Topeka, KS 66621-0001)

The Concept of Duty

To intensively examine the concept of duty, and whether or not believing an action to be one's duty can be a rational belief, and doing (or failing to do) one's duty can be a rational action. In addition, reading would be done in related areas, especially in the philosophy of mind and epistemology.

Project fields:
Philosophy, General

Program:
Residential College Teacher Fellowships, 1976 - 1981

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$15,000 (approved)
$15,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1978 – 5/31/1979