1: The Hope Part One: Regarding Normativity 2: Practical Reasons: Explanatory and Normative 3: Reasons: Practical and Adaptive 4: The Guise of the Good 5: Reason, Rationality & Normativity Part Two: Regarding Practical Reasoning 6: Epistemic Modulations 7: Practical Reasoning 8: The Myth of Instrumental Rationality 9: Reasons in Conflict 10: Numbers: With and Without Contractualism 11: Promoting Value? Part Three: On Responsibility 12: Being in the World 13: Responsibility and the Negligence Standard
Joseph Raz has been teaching at Oxford University since 1972. He has been Professor of the Philosophy of Law there since 1985, and Research Professor since 2006; he has also been Professor at Columbia University since 2002. He is a Fellow of the British Academy and Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and has published a number of books including Between Authority and Interpretation (OUP, 2009) and The Authority of Law (OUP, 2009).
`breathtaking in its scope, its depth, and, most importantly, its brilliance.' The Canadian Journal of Law & Jurisprudence `there is something philosophically subtle and genuinely insightful about Raz's suggestive account of the relationship of our agency to the world.' Manuel Vargas, An International Journal of Legal and Political Thought