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Consequential Matters

Jonathan Dancy

in Practical Reality

Published in print August 2002 | ISBN: 9780199253050
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191597282 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199253056.003.0007
Consequential Matters

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Argues against disjunctive accounts of action‐explanation. Also considers the metaphysics of reasons and returns to the distinction between internalism and externalism in the theory of normative reasons. Ends by asking how objective our account of reasons should be.

Keywords: action; disjunctive; externalism; internalism; objective reasons; objectivity; reasons; Bernard Williams

Chapter.  8954 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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