Acting for a Reason

In V. Bradley Lewis (ed.), Studies in Practical Reason. Catholic University Press (forthcoming)
Abstract
The use of the English word “reason” in all of these contexts, and the way we translate equivalent terms from other languages, suggests a connection, but what exactly is it? Aristotle and Kant’s conception of what practical reasons are, I believe, can help us to answer this question, by bringing out what is distinctive, and distinctively active, about acting for a reason. That, at least, is what I am going to argue.
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