Are all reasons causes?

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Dietz, Christina. (2016). Are all reasons causes? Philosophical Studies. 173(5), pp. 1179 - 1190.
AuthorsDietz, Christina

In this paper, I revisit the Davidsonian thesis that all reasons are causes. Drawing on a better taxonomy of reasons than the one Davidson provides, I argue that this thesis is either indefensible or uninteresting.

KeywordsReasons; Action; Causes; Explanation
JournalPhilosophical Studies
Journal citation173 (5), pp. 1179 - 1190
PublisherSpringer Netherlands
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Scopus EID2-s2.0-84938651405
Page range1179 - 1190
Research GroupDianoia Institute of Philosophy
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Place of publicationNetherlands
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