Instead, she argues that he is in fact a pluralist about motives. Deligiorgi claims that most contemporary Kantians have downplayed the metaphysical aspects of autonomy. They prefer to frame all questions about agency in strictly psychological terms, asking, for example, what kinds of mental states are sufficient to motivate one to act.
This psychological approach is problematic for two reasons. First, it cannot adequately explain key features of autonomy, including doxastic relevance and the obligatoriness of moral beliefs. We cannot properly understand the former without the latter.
She offers a reconstruction of his position rather than a commentary. However, some of her assertions about Kant are not justified by his words, or at least require further explication.
For example, she claims that Kant Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves. Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus.
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