Imperativism and Pain Intensity


Several authors have suggested that degrees of pain are problematic for imperativists about pain. We present a satisfying and well-motivated model of imperative urgency that also applies to pains, and which sheds light on some curious phenomena of pain perception.

Philosophy of Pain – Unpleasantness, Emotion, and Deviance (eds. D. Bain, M. Brady and J. Corns), Routledge