Practical Reality

Oxford University Press (2000)
Practical Reality is a lucid original study of the relation between the reasons why we do things and the reasons why we should. Jonathan Dancy maintains that current philosophical orthodoxy bowdlerizes this relation, making it impossible to understand how anyone can act for a good reason. By giving a fresh account of values and reasons, he finds a place for normativity in philosophy of mind and action, and strengthens the connection between these areas and ethics.
Keywords Normativity (Ethics  Decision making Moral and ethical aspects
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Call number BJ1458.3.D36 2002
ISBN(s) 0199253056   9780199253050     9780198241157
DOI 10.1111/j.1933-1592.2003.tb00298.x
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