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Broome on reasoning and rule-following

Author(s): Pettit, Philip N.

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Abstract: © 2016, Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht. John Broome’s Rationality Through Reasoning is a trail-blazing study of the nature of rationality, the nature of reasoning and the connection between the two. But it may be somewhat misleading in two respects. First, his theory of reasoning is consistent with the meta-propositional view that he rejects; it develops a broadly similar theory but in much greater detail. And while his discussion of rule-following helps to explain the role of rules in reasoning, it does not constitute a response to the classic problem associated with Wittgenstein and Kripke.
Publication Date: 2-Jul-2016
Citation: Pettit, P. (2016). Broome on reasoning and rule-following. Philosophical Studies, 173 (12), 3373 - 3384. doi:10.1007/s11098-016-0718-z
DOI: doi:10.1007/s11098-016-0718-z
ISSN: 0031-8116
EISSN: 1573-0883
Pages: 1 - 17
Type of Material: Journal Article
Journal/Proceeding Title: Philosophical Studies
Version: Author's manuscript

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