Unpublished Papers

A revised version of the paper delivered at the conference for Jerry Cohen in Oxford (1/2009)A somewhat revised version of a talk in the KCL event on Democracy June 20020

Exclusionary Reasons

The paper uses satisfaction conditions to explain the nature of reasons generally, and of second order reasons in particular. It explains the relations between a reason for an action, and a reason for that act to be guided by that reason for it, as well as the relation between a reason for an action and a reason for that act not to be guided by a reason for it (the second being an exclusionary reason). It is due in the Journal of University of Chinese Social Academy (trs Xueping)

Are there commendatory reasons?

The paper examines the case for the existence of enticing reasons etc. following the arguments offered by Little and Macnamara