Retrospection


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Kieran Setiya
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Argues from the rationality of nostalgia, affirmation, and regret to a principle of ‘specificity’: it can be rational to respond more strongly to facts that provide us with reasons than to the fact that such reasons exist.
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