Contextuality in Practical Reason


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A. W. Price explores the varying ways in which context is relevant to our reasoning about what to do. He investigates the role of context in our interpretation and assessment of practical inferences (especially from one intention to another), practical judgements (especially involving the term "ought"), inferences from conditional "ought"-judgements, and the ascription to agents of reasons for action. Practical inferences are subject not to a special logic, but to a teleology that they share with action itself. Their ...

Contextuality in Practical Reason 2008, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199534791