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    The topic of this book is a fundamental philosophical question: why should I be moral? Philosophers have long been concerned with the legitimacy of morality's claim on us, especially with morality's ostensible aim to motivate certain actions of all persons unconditionally. While the problem of moral normativity - that is, the justification of the binding force of moral claims - has received extensive treatment analytic moral theory, little attention has been paid to the potential contribution t…Read more
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    Jurgen Habermas's Theory of Cosmopolitanism
    with Robert Fine
    Constellations 10 (4): 469-487. 2003.
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    The Phenomenology of Moral Normativity
    Comparative and Continental Philosophy 9 (3): 274-279. 2017.
    This symposium collects together five essays reflecting on The Phenomenology of Moral Normativity by William H. Smith. This work is an original monograph bridging the phenomenological tradition and contemporary moral theory in an attempt to articulate a phenomenological theory of moral normativity. The first piece in the symposium, by Smith, offers a précis of the book’s argumentative structure, including its central theses, methodological commitments, and pluralistic orientation. The next three…Read more
  • Habermas's Ambivalent Modernism'
    with Robert Fine
    Constellations 10 (4): 469-488. 2003.