Reason and Commitment Class 1


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Unformatted text preview: at not all promises are examples of personal commitment, since although they may be constraining (“self ­binding”), promises do not all involve deliberate self ­implication (you can intend to do the minimum) " Promises to self ! Renunciations (“going on the wagon”, giving up smoking, vows of celibacy...) ! Moral ideals (to be generous, selfless, charitable, just, etc.) " Life ­choices(career,vocation,relationships,parenthood) " Projects(voluntary,professional,etc.) " Adherence to a sect or ideology Debunking promise...
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This document was uploaded on 02/14/2014 for the course ASPO 1370A at Sciences Po.

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