|Reasons: In contrast to (physical) causes, reasons are the result of a conscious or unconscious weighing of alternatives._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
Space (area) of reasons/space of nature/McDowell: next to the space of reasons (normative, (terms), there is the space of the laws of nature: these are not normative relations - space of reasons: justification, knowledge, functional terms, even experience - space of nature: objects, sensations - that does not correspond to a splitting into "natural and normative".
Space of reasons: = is an area of freedom, but not unlimited, therefore empirical justification._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Mind and World, Cambridge/MA 1996
Geist und Welt Frankfurt 2001
"Truth Conditions, Bivalence and Verificationism"
Truth and Meaning, G. Evans/J. McDowell,