What is a Reason to Act?

Philosophical Studies 167 (2):221-235 (2014)
Abstract
Argues for a conception of reasons as premises of practical reasoning. This conception is applied to questions about ignorance, advice, enabling conditions, "ought," and evidence.
Keywords Action  Advice  Ought  Reasons  Reasoning  Evidence
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DOI 10.1007/s11098-012-0086-2
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