Can Reasons be Self-Undermining?

Philosophia 40 (2):411-414 (2012)
The characterization of objective, normative reasons to φ as facts (or truths) that count in favor of φ-ing is widely accepted. But are there any further conditions that considerations which count in favor of φ-ing must meet, in order to count as a reason to φ? In this brief paper, I consider and reject one such condition, recently proposed by Caspar Hare.
Keywords Practical reasons  Practical reasoning  Deliberation
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DOI 10.1007/s11406-011-9324-7
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