Understanding People: Normativity and Rationalizing Explanation

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Alan Millar examines our understanding of why people think and act as they do. His key theme is that normative considerations form an indispensable part of the explanatory framework in terms of which we seek to understand each other. Millar defends a conception according to which normativity is linked to reasons. On this basis he examines the structure of certain normative commitments incurred by having propositional attitudes. Controversially, he argues that ascriptions of beliefs and intentions in and of themselves ...

Understanding People: Normativity and Rationalizing Explanation 2009, OUP Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199556724

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Understanding People: Normativity and Rationalizing Explanation 2004, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199254408

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