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Spheres of Reason: New Essays in the Philosophy of Normativity

Simon Robertson


This book comprises nine chapters on the philosophy of normativity. On one broad construal level, the normative sphere concerns norms, requirements, oughts, reasons, reasoning, rationality, justification, and value. These notions play a central role in both philosophical enquiry and everyday thought; but there remains considerable disagreement how to understand normativity — its nature, metaphysical and epistemological bases — and how different aspects of normative thought connect to one another. As well as exploring traditional and ongoing issues central to our understanding of normativity — ... More

Keywords: action, belief, feeling, ought, rationality, reasoning, reasons, value

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780199572939
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572939.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Simon Robertson, editor
University of Southampton