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a.1.Perfect.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Parfit advanced the claim that desires one has no reason to have cannot ground reasons.
She discusses three answers to the question, then briefly applies her preferred answer (a variant on Derek Parfit's answer) to van Inwagen's views on the problem of evil.
Perhaps the most clearly elucidated account of existential phenomenological relatedness that I have sought to propose is provided by another non-existentialist --the internationally renowned British philosopher, Derek Parfit, who died at the very beginning of 2017.
In defending selection, consideration could be given to the interests of future persons in terms of inter-generational justice expounded in Parfit's [19] Non-Identity Problem.
The philosopher Derek Parfit, born in 1942, published Reasons and Persons in 1984 to immense acclaim.
In 2011, the Oxford philosopher Derek Parfit published a two-volume work titled On What Matters.
As Derek Parfit correctly points out, a blind man taking away another eye from someone will never make his condition any better.
Huddersfield: Workman; Rawsthorne, Hodgson, Owen, Hodson; Bell, Jeffrey; Battye, Walker, Sanderson, Thompson, Malthouse, Parfit, Hoyle, Sharpe.
We might think of this as a variation of Derek Parfit's "Harmless Torturers" thought experiment, where millions of torturers each remotely inflict an imperceptible amount of harm on a person, so imperceptible that it fails to rise to the level of an injustice.