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Joseph Raz

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780199693818

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693818.001.0001

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Practical Reasoning

Practical Reasoning

(p.129) 7 Practical Reasoning
From Normativity to Responsibility

Joseph Raz

Oxford University Press

Part One of the book argued, by implication, for the unity of reason. This conclusion is reinforced by the argument of this chapter for the unity of reasoning, that is that so-called practical reasoning is ordinary reasoning about practical matters. In defending this conclusion the chapter criticizes claims that practical reasoning is distinguished by special premises, conclusions, or rules of inference.

Keywords:   reasoning, practical reasoning, practical syllogism, Aristotle, John Broome, Tony Kenny

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