In Hugh LaFollette (ed.), The International Encyclopedia of Ethics. Blackwells (2013)

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Andrew Reisner
Uppsala University
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There are many uses in English of the word “ought” (see Ought). This essay concerns the normative uses and the concepts or properties denoted thereby. In particular, it concerns two nonfinal oughts commonly used in the philosophical literature: prima facie oughts and pro tanto oughts.
Keywords ought  prima facie  pro tanto  normativity
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