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Hume's Reason

David Owen

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199252602
eISBN:
9780191598159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252602.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Reason plays a central role in Hume's account of human understanding but just what that role is is a matter of continuing controversy. Many of the most famous problems that Hume discusses, and many ... More


Is There a Reason to Keep a Promise?

Joseph Raz

in Philosophical Foundations of Contract Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198713012
eISBN:
9780191781414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713012.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Law of Obligations

If promises are binding there must be a reason to do as one promised. The chapter is motivated by belief that there is a difficulty in explaining what that reason is. It arises because the reasons ... More


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