Caring about caring: A reply to Frankfurt

@article{Baier2004CaringAC,
  title={Caring about caring: A reply to Frankfurt},
  author={Annette C. Baier},
  journal={Synthese},
  year={2004},
  volume={53},
  pages={273-290}
}
In his deep (and, I think, deeply Spinozistic) paper Frankfur t offers us a distinction, which I find important , be tween the things which are important to us, because they affect our lives in ways we find important , and things or persons we care about, where this caring m a k e s something important which need not have been so. We invest ourselves in what we care about, make ourselves vulnerable in ways we need not have been to the losses and griefs we will suffer when what we care about is… CONTINUE READING