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Title: Worldly Reasons : An Ontological Inquiry into Motivating Considerations and Normative Reasons
Author(s): Mantel, Susanne
Title: Pacific Philosophical Quarterly
Volume: 98
Issue: S1
Startpage: 5
Endpage: 28
Publisher/Platform: Wiley-Blackwell - SSH
Year of Publication: 2017
Publikation type: Journal Article
Abstract: In this article I advocate a worldly account of normative reasons according to which there is an ontological gap between these and the premises of practical thought, i.e. motivating considerations. While motivating considerations are individuated fine‐grainedly, normative reasons should be classified as coarse‐grained entities, e.g. as states of affairs, in order to explain certain necessary truths about them and to make sense of how we count and weigh them. As I briefly sketch, acting for normative reasons is nonetheless possible if the connection between normative reasons and motivating considerations is a competence‐based correspondence.
DOI of the first publication: 10.1111/papq.12094
URL of the first publication: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/papq.12094
Link to this record: hdl:20.500.11880/27648
http://dx.doi.org/10.22028/D291-28128
ISSN: 1468-0114
0279-0750
Date of registration: 10-Aug-2019
Faculty: P - Philosophische Fakultät
Department: P - Philosophie
Professorship: P - Prof. Dr. Christoph Fehige + Prof. Dr. Ulla Wessels
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