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The Domain of Reasons

John Skorupski


This book is about normativity and reasons. It works out the consequences of a currently much discussed account of normativity, according to which all normative propositions are reducible to propositions about reasons, so that the normative domain is the domain of reasons. Part I sets out the foundations of this analysis, basing it on three primitive reason relations. Part II applies the analysis to epistemic reasons, hence to aprioricity, modality and probability, Part III to evaluative and practical reasons, hence value and morality. Part III also discusses the structure of practical reason, ... More

Keywords: normativity, reasons, ethics, meta‐ethics, metaphysics, critical philosophy, sentimentalism, realism and irrealism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780199587636
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587636.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John Skorupski, author
St Andrews University
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