Philosophical Studies

, Volume 167, Issue 2, pp 221–235

What is a reason to act?


DOI: 10.1007/s11098-012-0086-2

Cite this article as:
Setiya, K. Philos Stud (2014) 167: 221. doi:10.1007/s11098-012-0086-2


Argues for a conception of reasons as premises of practical reasoning. This conception is applied to questions about ignorance, advice, enabling conditions, “ought,” and evidence.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyUniversity of PittsburghPittsburghUSA

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