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Contrastivism about reasons and ought
(2015-06-04) - Journal article
Contrastivism about some concept says that the concept is relativized to sets of alternatives. Relative to some alternatives, the concept may apply, but relative to others, it may not. This article explores contrastivism ...
Deontic Reasoning Across Contexts
(Springer, 2014) - Book item
Contrastivism about `ought' holds that `ought' claims are relativized, at least implicitly, to sets of mutually exclusive but not necessarily jointly exhaustive alternatives. This kind of theory can solve puzzles that face ...
Reasons for and reasons against
(2018-03) - Journal article
What an agent ought to do is determined by competition between reasons bearing on the options open to her. The popular metaphor of balancing or weighing reasons on a scale to represent this competition encourages a focus ...
Errol Lord and Barry Maguire, eds., Weighing reasons
(2017-10) - Journal item