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Practical Justification

Rowland Stout

in Things That Happen Because They Should: A Teleological Approach to Action

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240631
eISBN:
9780191680212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240631.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

This book presented a generalised version of the causal theory of action known as the Teleological Theory of Action. This says that activity constitutes action in virtue of being explainable in terms ... More


: Kant's Practical Justification of Freedom

Henry E. Allison

in Essays on Kant

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199647033
eISBN:
9780191741166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199647033.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

After providing a brief account of what Kant understands by a practical justification and the various types of it found in his writings, the essay examines the ways in which Kant attempts to provide ... More


The Possibility of Externalist Explanation of Action

Rowland Stout

in Things That Happen Because They Should: A Teleological Approach to Action

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240631
eISBN:
9780191680212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240631.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

One way one has of explaining things is to say that they happen because they should happen. Certain stories suggest the thought that it is only by being able to explain one's activity in terms of a ... More


Incorporation

Adrienne M. Martin

in How We Hope: A Moral Psychology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151526
eISBN:
9781400848706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151526.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter further elaborates the incorporation analysis. Hope does indeed involve the basic elements of the orthodox definition—the desire for an outcome and a subjective probability estimate ... More


Kant’s Practical Justification of Freedom

Henry E. Allison

in Kant on Practical Justification: Interpretive Essays

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195395686
eISBN:
9780199979295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395686.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The essay is divided into three parts. The first provides a brief account of what Kant understands by a practical justification and the various types of such justification found in his writings. The ... More


Theorizing Justification

Peter J. Graham

in Knowledge and Skepticism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014083
eISBN:
9780262265782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014083.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The main topic of this chapter is epistemic justification, which is distinct from moral or practical justification. Paradigm cases of epistemically justified belief include belief based on good ... More


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