Acting in ignorance

Frontiers of Philosophy in China 6 (3):345-357 (2011)
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This paper considers and rejects the arguments that have been given in favour of the view that one can only act for the reason that p if one knows that p . The paper contrasts it with the view I hold, which is that one can act for the reason that p even if it is not the case that p
Keywords knowledge  reasons  action  non-factive explanation
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DOI 10.1007/s11466-011-0143-5
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