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Reasons as Defaults

John F. Horty

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199744077
eISBN:
9780199932566
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744077.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

Although the study of reasons plays an important role in both epistemology and moral philosophy, little attention has been devoted to the question of how, exactly, reason interact to support the ... More


Variable priorities and exclusion

John F. Horty

in Reasons as Defaults

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199744077
eISBN:
9780199932566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744077.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter considers two ways in which the simple default logic defined earlier can be elaborated, leading to a more robust theory of reasons. First, the priorities among default rules have so far ... More


Postscript to the Second Edition: Rethinking exclusionary reasons

Joseph Raz

in Practical Reason and Norms

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268345
eISBN:
9780191683503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268345.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter reassesses the credentials of the book's central new idea concerning practical reason. That idea is of the importance of exclusionary reasons for the understanding of some rules and ... More


Practical Reason and Norms

Joseph Raz

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268345
eISBN:
9780191683503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268345.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This book focuses on three problems: In what way are rules normative, and how do they differ from ordinary reasons? What makes normative systems systematic? What distinguishes legal systems, and in ... More


Reasons for Action

Roger A. Shiner

in Norm and Nature: The Movements of Legal Thought

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198257196
eISBN:
9780191681721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198257196.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The thought behind Raz's notion of ‘exclusionary reason’ in relation to law can be put more generally. Instrumental rationality represents practical reasoning as homogeneous. One ought always, all ... More


Adherence Rules

Jeffrey Brand-Ballard

in Limits of Legality: The Ethics of Lawless Judging

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195342291
eISBN:
9780199867011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342291.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter poses five questions. First, are adherence rules serious rules or pseudorules? Second, what reasons do various adherence rules provide to judges? Third, what reasons do various adherence ... More


The Coercion Thesis and the Order Problem of Legal Normativity

Kenneth Einar Himma

in Coercion and the Nature of Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198854937
eISBN:
9780191888984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854937.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Chapter 7 addresses the Order Problem of Legal Normativity, arguing that there is no reason to think that the practices constituting something as a system of law must be reasonably contrived to give ... More


The speech act of assurance

Krista Lawlor

in Assurance: An Austinian View of Knowledge and Knowledge Claims

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199657896
eISBN:
9780191748127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657896.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics/Epistemology

We start with Austin’s suggestion that we should compare ‘I know’ with ‘I promise.’ Assurances, routinely expressed with an explicit ‘I know’, offer an unlimited guarantee to one’s addressee. This ... More


Normative systems

Joseph Raz

in Practical Reason and Norms

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268345
eISBN:
9780191683503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268345.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines normative systems, that is, systems of norms. One regards the rules of a game or of a language, the laws of a country or the regulations and rules of a social club as forming a ... More


Law’s Authority is not a Claim to Preemption *

Kenneth M. Ehrenberg

in Philosophical Foundations of the Nature of Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199675517
eISBN:
9780191757280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199675517.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Joseph Raz argues that the law claims legal directives constitute reasons to exclude personal reasons for contrary action. This chapter raises some considerations against his argument while admitting ... More


Comparativism: The Grounds of Rational Choice

Ruth Chang

in Weighing Reasons

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199315192
eISBN:
9780190245580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199315192.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

What makes a choice rational? This chapter defends comparativism the view that what makes a choice rational is a comparative fact about the alternatives or their reasons. Comparativism is a view ... More


Attitudes and modes of deliberation

Geoffrey Brennan, Lina Eriksson, Robert E. Goodin, and Nicholas Southwood

in Explaining Norms

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199654680
eISBN:
9780191747960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654680.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines the way in which norms make demands on what happens inside our heads. Rather than demanding that we behave in certain ways, they demand that we have or form certain attitudes ... More


The Distinction between Justifying and Requiring: Nothing to Fear

Joshua Gert

in Weighing Reasons

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199315192
eISBN:
9780190245580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199315192.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter collects a number of arguments for a robust distinction between the justifying weight and requiring weight of a given normative practical reason. It then presents a new form of argument ... More


Introduction

Noam Gur

in Legal Directives and Practical Reasons

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199659876
eISBN:
9780191748226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199659876.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter presents the book’s topic, i.e. law’s interaction with practical reasons, demarcates the scope of the book, and clarifies some key notions relevant to the inquiry. Specific issues ... More


Scope of Exclusion

Noam Gur

in Legal Directives and Practical Reasons

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199659876
eISBN:
9780191748226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199659876.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

The discussion in this chapter centres on what was entitled in Chapter 2 the scope-of-exclusion reply. The chapter considers various possible scope-demarcating criteria, which involve arguments about ... More


Legal Directives and Practical Reasons

Noam Gur

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780199659876
eISBN:
9780191748226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199659876.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This book investigates law’s interaction with practical reasons. What difference can legal requirements—be they traffic rules, tax laws, work safety regulations, or others—make to normative reasons ... More


Foundations of a Non-Individualist Morality

Yitzhak Benbaji and Daniel Statman

in War By Agreement: A Contractarian Ethics of War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780199577194
eISBN:
9780191879548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199577194.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The purpose of this chapter is to outline an alternative to Individualism and to show that moral rights can be taken seriously while acknowledging the role of organized societies in determining the ... More


Griffin on Human Rights

Brad Hooker

in Griffin on Human Rights

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199668731
eISBN:
9780191760990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668731.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter considers James Griffin’s book On Human Rights, which is an immensely important contribution to moral and political thought. The chapter starts by explaining why Griffin thinks that the ... More


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