Supererogation and the Limits of Reasons

In David Heyd (ed.), Handbook of Supererogation. Springer Nature Singapore. pp. 165-180 (2023)
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We argue that supererogation cannot be understood just in terms of reasons for action. In addition to reasons, a theory of supererogation must include prerogatives, which can make an action permissible without counting in favor of doing it.

Author Profiles

Nathaniel Baron-Schmitt
Center for Advanced Studies, Berlin: Human Abilities & Freie Universität Berlin
Daniel Muñoz
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill


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