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Reasons and Desires

Jonathan Dancy

in Practical Reality

Published in print August 2002 | ISBN: 9780199253050
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191597282 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199253056.003.0002
Reasons and Desires

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Argues that normative reasons are value‐based rather than desire‐based, following and hopefully improving on the work of Raz, Quinn, and Scanlon.

Keywords: desire‐based reasons; detachment; Humeanism; normative reasons; Quinn; Raz; Scanlon; value‐based reasons

Chapter.  10636 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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