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The Ontology of Reason Relations

John Skorupski

in The Domain of Reasons

Published in print November 2010 | ISBN: 9780199587636
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191595394 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587636.003.0017
The Ontology of Reason Relations

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Chapter 17 shows how reason relations differ from other relations in ways that can be summarised by saying that, unlike these other relations, reason relations are irreal. It also endorses a ‘minimalist’ account of truth. It then argues that there is no reason to hold a non‐cognitivist view of the normative.

Keywords: existence; actuality; semantic condition; causal condition; truth; irreal; non‐cognitivism

Chapter.  12139 words. 

Subjects: History of Western Philosophy

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