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Beyond Favouring

Jonathan Dancy

in Ethics Without Principles

Published in print June 2004 | ISBN: 9780199270026
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191601729 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199270023.003.0003
Beyond Favouring

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Suggests ways of characterising the favouring relation by contrasting it with other forms of relevance, such as enabling and intensifying. Offers examples of the distinction between favouring and enabling in the theory of explanation and in epistemology.

Keywords: enabling; epistemology; explanation; favouring; intensifying

Chapter.  8101 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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