Reasons and Alternative Possibilities

Ishtiyaque Haji

in Reason’s Debt to Freedom

Published in print July 2012 | ISBN: 9780199899203
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199949885 | DOI:
Reasons and Alternative Possibilities

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In this chapter, it is argued that there is requirement of alternative possibilities for our having objective reasons. No one, for instance, can have such a reason to do something unless one could have done otherwise.

Keywords: alternative possibilities; Davidsonian reasons; objective reasons; Kant’s Law; obligation; practical reasons

Chapter.  12740 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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