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The Distinctive Rationality of Intentions

(Original title: The Distinctive Rationality of Intentions)
Organon F, 2013, vol. 20, No 4, pp. 507-526.
Language: English
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Abstract

In this paper I intend to defend Broome’s cognitivist view that reduces practical normativity to theoretical normativity, but argue that this leaves unaccounted for distinctively practical norms that I seek to capture as a system of local obligations to have particular intentions. The krasia requirement dictates what obligations we have relative to the normative beliefs that we have but does not tell us what intentions it is rational to have all-things-considered.

Keywords

Broome, cognitivism, krasia, practical rationality

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