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Description - Rules, Reasons and Norms by Philip Pettit

Philip Pettit has drawn together here a series of interconnected essays on three subjects to which he has made notable contributions. The first part of the book discusses the rule-following character of thought. The second considers how choice can be responsive to different sorts of factors, while still being under the control of thought and the reasons that thought marshals. The third examines the implications of this view of choice and rationality for the normative regulation of social behaviour.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780199251865
ISBN-10: 019925186X
Format: Hardback
(242mm x 163mm x 27mm)
Pages: 424
Imprint: Clarendon Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 31-Oct-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Philip Pettit

Philip Pettit teaches political theory and philosophy at Princeton, where he is Professor of Politics. He moved to Princeton in 2002 from the Australian National University.

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