Philosophical Studies

, Volume 167, Issue 2, pp 221–235 | Cite as

What is a reason to act?

Article

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Action Advice Ought Reasons Reasoning Evidence 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyUniversity of PittsburghPittsburghUSA

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