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Practical Reason and Theoretical


Berlin, Isaiah. "The Originality of Machiavelli." In Studies on Machiavelli, edited by Myron P. Gilmore. Florence: Sansoni, 1972.

Dahl, Norman. Practical Reason, Aristotle, and Weakness of the Will. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1984.

Davidson, Donald. "How Is Weakness of the Will Possible?" In his Essays on Actions and Events, 21–42. Oxford: Clarendon, 1980.

Garver, Eugene. Aristotle's Rhetoric: An Art of Character. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1994.

——. For the Sake of Argument: Practical Reasoning, Character, and the Ethics of Belief. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004.

Hume, David. A Treatise of Human Nature. Edited by L. A. Selby-Bigge. Oxford: Clarendon, 1978.

Korsgaard, Christine. The Sources of Normativity, Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1996.

MacIntyre, Alasdair. After Virtue: A Study in Moral Theory. 2nd ed. Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, 1984.

Mill, John Stuart. Utilitarianism. London: Parker, Son, and Bourn, 1863. Text available at http://www.utilitarianism.com/mill1.htm.

O'Neill, Onora. Constructions of Reason: Explorations of Kant's Practical Philosophy. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1989.

Searle, John. Intentionality: An Essay in the Philosophy of Mind. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1983.

Weber, Max. "The Profession and Vocation of Politics." Originally published as "Politik als Beruf." Available in translation in Weber: Political Writings, edited by P. Lassman and R. Speirs. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1994.

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