Promises Beyond Assurance

Date

2009

Authors

Southwood, Nicholas
Friedrich, Daniel

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Kluwer Academic Publishers

Abstract

Breaking a promise is generally taken to involve committing a certain kind of moral wrong, but what (if anything) explains this wrong? According to one influential theory that has been championed most recently by Scanlon, the wrong involved in breaking a

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Keywords

Keywords: Promises; Promissory obligation; Scanlon

Citation

Source

Philosophical Studies

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Journal article

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DOI

10.1007/s11098-008-9209-1

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2037-12-31