Philosophy and Public Affairs 50 (1):121-162 (2022)

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Nicholas Southwood
Australian National University
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I present and argue for a novel function-based account of feasibility - what I call the "Fitting Deliberation Account" - according to which whether an (individual or collective) action counts as feasible is a matter of whether it possesses those features that are required to make it a fitting object of practical reason or deliberation about what to do.
Keywords feasibility  practical deliberation  non-ideal theory  functionalism
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DOI 10.1111/papa.12206
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Fittingness: A User’s Guide.Chris Howard & R. A. Rowland - forthcoming - In Chris Howard & R. A. Rowland (eds.), Fittingness. Oxford University Press.

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