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Reason’s Debt to FreedomNormative Appraisals, Reasons, and Free Will$
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Ishtiyaque Haji

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780199899203

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899203.001.0001

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Reasons and Alternative Possibilities

Reasons and Alternative Possibilities

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(p.13) Chapter 2 Reasons and Alternative Possibilities
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Reason’s Debt to Freedom
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Ishtiyaque Haji

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899203.003.0002

In this chapter, it is argued that there is requirement of alternative possibilities for our having objective reasons. No one, for instance, can have such a reason to do something unless one could have done otherwise.

Keywords:   alternative possibilities, Davidsonian reasons, objective reasons, Kant’s Law, obligation, practical reasons

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