Practical Reality

Oxford University Press (2002)
Abstract
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
Categories (categorize this paper)
Buy the book $19.95 used (61% off)   $38.08 new (24% off)   $44.30 direct from Amazon (12% off)    Amazon page
Call number BJ1458.3.D36 2002
ISBN(s) 0199253056   9780199253050
Options
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Revision history Request removal from index
 
Download options
PhilPapers Archive


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy on self-archival     Papers currently archived: 11,825
External links
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library
References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Citations of this work BETA
James Morauta (2010). In Defence of State-Based Reasons to Intend. Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 91 (2):208-228.

View all 82 citations

Similar books and articles
Analytics

Monthly downloads

Added to index

2009-01-28

Total downloads

67 ( #23,461 of 1,100,036 )

Recent downloads (6 months)

10 ( #24,087 of 1,100,036 )

How can I increase my downloads?

My notes
Sign in to use this feature


Discussion
Start a new thread
Order:
There  are no threads in this forum
Nothing in this forum yet.