Reasons and Purposes: Human Rationality and the Teleological by G. F. Schueler

By G. F. Schueler

humans act for purposes. that's how we comprehend ourselves. yet what's it to behave for a cause? this can be what Fred Schueler investigates. He rejects the dominant view that the ideals and wishes that represent our purposes for appearing easily cause us to behave as we do, and argues as a substitute for a view concentrated on useful deliberation--our skill to guage the explanations we settle for. Schueler's account of 'reasons reasons' emphasizes the relation among purposes and reasons, and the truth that the explanations for an motion usually are not continually strong reasons.

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