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|Abstract||The problem of authority may have a metaphysical side to it. Duties and wrongness seem to be serious things, perhaps a part of the furniture of the universe all the way out there in Plato's heaven, or anyway – even if not as serious as all that – still pretty serious indeed. And so, with Raz (2006, 2012), we can ask "Is it that easy to manufacture duties out of thin air?". But I do not think that this metaphysical puzzle about authority is all that puzzling, for reasons to be mentioned in section 3. A more pressing..|
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