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Praiseworthiness and motivational enhancement: “no pain, no praise?”

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The view that exertion of effort determines praiseworthiness for an achievement is implicit in ‘no pain, no praise’-style objections to biomedical enhancement. On such views, if enhancements were to reduce the need for effort, agents would be less praiseworthy. Motivational enhancement would appear to be the most problematic in this respect, given that increased motivation reduces the need for agents to rally themselves and to exert effort in activity. We use the prospect of motivational enha...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1080/00048402.2019.1618883

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University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
Oxford college:
St Cross College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Australasian Journal of Philosophy Journal website
Volume:
98
Issue:
2
Pages:
304-318
Publication date:
2019-06-19
Acceptance date:
2019-03-16
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EISSN:
1471-6828
ISSN:
0004-8402
Language:
English
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pubs:983499
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uuid:39ef15a5-7b77-4061-8459-3b0fb4fb3cc2
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pubs:983499
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2019-03-20

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