Law and Philosophy 28 (3):233 - 260 (2009)

Authors
Stefan Sciaraffa
McMaster University
Abstract
Argues that content-independent reasons are intentions. Relies on Grice's distinction between natural and non-natural meaning. Rejects previous accounts, and argues that his account can understand the force of such reasons appropriately, through the conept of enabling-conditions. Illustrates through several paridigmatic types of content-independent reasons.
Keywords Philosophy   Political Science   Law Theory/Law Philosophy   Philosophy of Law
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.1007/s10982-008-9037-7
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 64,209
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.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Authority and Reason‐Giving1.David Enoch - 2014 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 89 (2):296-332.
In Defense of Content-Independence.Nathan Adams - 2017 - Legal Theory 23 (3):143-167.
Legal Obligation and Reasons.Christopher Essert - 2013 - Legal Theory 19 (1):63-88.
The Authority of Professional Roles.Andreas Eriksen - 2015 - Journal of Social Philosophy 46 (3):373-391.

View all 8 citations / Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Non-Articulable Content and the Realm of Reasons.Stella Gonzalez Arnal - 2006 - Teorema: International Journal of Philosophy 25 (1):121-131.
How Facts Make Law.Mark Greenberg - 2004 - In Scott Hershovitz (ed.), Exploring Law's Empire: The Jurisprudence of Ronald Dworkin. Oxford University Press. pp. 157-198.
Reasons and Passions.Ferenc Huoranszki - 2006 - Acta Analytica 21 (2):41-53.
Reason Internalism.Alan H. Goldman - 2005 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 71 (3):505 - 533.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2009-01-28

Total views
60 ( #179,817 of 2,455,352 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
1 ( #449,153 of 2,455,352 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes