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  1. Morals by agreement.David P. Gauthier - 1986 - New York: Oxford University Press.
    Is morality rational? In this book Gauthier argues that moral principles are principles of rational choice. He proposes a principle whereby choice is made on an agreed basis of cooperation, rather than according to what would give an individual the greatest expectation of value. He shows that such a principle not only ensures mutual benefit and fairness, thus satisfying the standards of morality, but also that each person may actually expect greater utility by adhering to morality, even though the choice (...)
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  2. The logic of Leviathan: the moral and political theory of Thomas Hobbes.David P. Gauthier - 1969 - Oxford,: Clarendon P..
    I THE NATURE OF MAN To understand morals and politics, understand man. Leviathan , 'that mortal god, to which we owe under the immortal God, our peace and ...
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    The Logic of Leviathan: The Moral and Political Theory of Thomas Hobbes.David P. Gauthier - 1969 - New York: Oxford University Press.
    The Logic of Leviathan The Moral and Political Theory of Thomas Hobbes.
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  4. Morality and advantage.David P. Gauthier - 1967 - Philosophical Review 76 (4):460-475.
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    Moral Dealing: Contract, Ethics, and Reason.David P. Gauthier - 1990 - Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press.
    David Gauthier is one of the most outstanding and influential philosophers working in moral theory today, and his book Morals by Agreement has established him as a preeminent defender of contractarian moral theory. This volume brings together a selection of his best essays on contractarianism, many of which have become difficult to find.
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    Moral dealing: contract, ethics, and reason.David P. Gauthier - 1990 - Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press.
  7. Practical reasoning.David P. Gauthier - 1963 - Oxford,: Clarendon Press.
  8. The Logic of Leviathan. The Moral and Political Theory of Thomas Hobbes.David P. Gauthier - 1971 - Studia Leibnitiana 3 (4):293-296.
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    Practical reasoning.David P. Gauthier - 1963 - Oxford,: Clarendon Press.
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  10. Practical Reasoning.David P. Gauthier - 1965 - Mind 74 (293):116-125.
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    Rationality, Justice and the Social Contract: Themes from Morals by Agreement.David P. Gauthier & Robert Sugden - 1993
    Here a group of philosophers, economists and political theorists discuss the work of David Gauthier, which seeks to show that rational individuals would accept certain moral constraints on their choices. The possibilities and limitations of a contractarian approach to issues of justice is analyzed.
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    Hobbes on demonstration and construction.David P. Gauthier - 1997 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 35 (4):509-521.
    Hobbes on Demonstration and Construction DAVID GAUTHIER 1~ IN 1656 Hobbes published Six Lessons to the Professors of Mathematics, with an Epistle Dedicatory to the Marquis of Dorchester, Lord Pierrepont. In this Epistle, Hobbes distinguishes the demonstrable from the indemonstrable arts: "demonstrable are those the construction of the subject whereof is in the power of the artist himself, who, in his demonstration, does no more but deduce the consequences of his own operation" . Although this passage, with the explication Hobbes (...)
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    Morality and rational self-interest.David P. Gauthier - 1970 - Englewood Cliffs, N.J.,: Prentice-Hall.
    Reason, egoism, and utilitarianism, by H. Sidgwick.--Is egoism reasonable? By G. E. Moore.--Ultimate principles and ethical egoism, by B. Medlin.--In defense of egoism, by J. Kalin.--Virtuous affections and self-love, by F. Hutcheson.--Our obligation to virtue, by D. Hume.--Duty and interest, by H. A. Prichard.--The natural condition of mankind and the laws of nature, by T. Hobbes.--Why should we be moral? By K. Baier.--Morality and advantage, by D. P. Gauthier.--Bibliographical essay (p. 181-184).
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    How decisions are caused.David P. Gauthier - 1967 - Journal of Philosophy 64 (5):147-151.
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    I. Yet Another Hobbes.David P. Gauthier - 1969 - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 12 (1-4):449-465.
    This paper examines the interpretation of Hobbes as a political formalist which is developed by F. S. McNeilly in The Anatomy of Leviathan. McNeilly argues that Hobbes's demonstration of the necessity of political society is independent of Hobbes's particular view of man as an egotist bent at all costs on his own preservation. The first part of the argument of the paper uses techniques of decision theory and game theory to show that this argument which McNeilly ascribes to Hobbes is (...)
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    Action. By D. G. Brown. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1968. Pp. xii + 150. $4.50.David P. Gauthier - 1969 - Dialogue 8 (2):315-317.
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    Ethique et rationalité: conférences de David Gauthier, Jan Narveson et Kai Nielsen.David P. Gauthier, Jan Narveson, Kai Nielsen & Jocelyne Couture (eds.) - 1992 - Liège: P. Mardaga.
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    Hobbes and Political Contractarianism: Selected Writings.David P. Gauthier - 2022 - Oxford: Oxford University Press. Edited by Susan Dimock.
    This book presents a selection of David Gauthier's writings on Thomas Hobbes and the theory of political contractarianism. The essays cover topics including Hobbes on law, social contract theory, and public reason.
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    Hare's debtors.David P. Gauthier - 1968 - Mind 77 (307):400-405.
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    Hare's Debtors.David P. Gauthier - 1974 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 39 (2):366-366.
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    How decisions are caused (but not predicted).David P. Gauthier - 1968 - Journal of Philosophy 65 (6):170-171.
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    How Decisions are Caused.David P. Gauthier - 1968 - Journal of Philosophy 65 (6):170.
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    Moore's Naturalistic Fallacy.David P. Gauthier - 1967 - American Philosophical Quarterly 4 (4):315 - 320.
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  24. Progress and happiness: A utilitarian reconsideration.David P. Gauthier - 1967 - Ethics 78 (1):77-82.
  25. Rule-Utilitarianism and Randomization.David P. Gauthier - 1965 - Analysis 25 (3):68 - 69.
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    The unity of wisdom and temperance.David P. Gauthier - 1968 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 6 (2):157.
    In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content:Notes and Discussions THE UNITY OF WISDOM AND TEMPERANCE The attempt of Socrates to establish the unity of the virtues has long been an object of philosophic suspicion. Particular attention has been directed to the argument at Protagoras 332a-333b, in which Socrates seeks to demonstrate the unity of wisdom and temperance, by showing that they must be identified as the contrary of folly. The argument proceeds on the assumption (...)
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    Has Man a Future? By Bertrand Russell. Penguin Books, Toronto, Longmans Canada Ltd. 1962, p. 128..60¢Nuclear Weapons and Christian Conscience. Edited by Walter Stein. London, Merlin Press. 1961, p. 151. $3.00. [REVIEW]David P. Gauthier - 1962 - Dialogue 1 (2):230-231.
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  28. "Herbert Marcuse", La Fin de l'utopie. [REVIEW]David P. Gauthier - 1969 - Dialogue 8 (2):315.
     
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    Yet Another Hobbes. [REVIEW]David P. Gauthier - 1969 - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 12:449.
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