Indexicality, Universalizability, and the Range of Reasons

John Skorupski

in The Domain of Reasons

Published in print November 2010 | ISBN: 9780199587636
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191595394 | DOI:
Indexicality, Universalizability, and the Range of Reasons

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This chapter examines the distinction between neutral and relative reasons and considers the universalisability and range of reasons. Reasons are universal: they apply to all actors. But over what entities does ‘all actors’ range?

Keywords: agent‐neutral; agent‐relative; indexical; universalisability; cognitive internalism

Chapter.  11245 words. 

Subjects: History of Western Philosophy

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