Reasons & Recognition
Essays on the Philosophy of T.M. Scanlon
Reasons and Recognition brings together fourteen new papers on an array of topics from the many areas to which philosopher Thomas Scanlon has made path-breaking contributions, each of which develops a distinctive and independent position while critically engaging with central themes from Scanlon's own work in the area.
R. Jay Wallace is Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley. His interests extend to all parts of moral philosophy (including its history), and to such allied areas as political philosophy, philosophy of law, and philosophy of action. His publications include Responsibilityand the Moral Sentiments, Normativity and the Will, and numerous papers on moral psychology, the theory of practical reason, and the philosophy of responsibility.
Rahul Kumar is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at Queen's University, Canada. He works in moral and political philosophy. He is the author of Consensualism in Principle and co-editor of Reparations: Interdisciplinary Inquiries as well as several papers on contractualist moral theory.
Samuel Freeman is Avalon Professor in the Humanities at the University of Pennsylvania. He works in social and political philosophy, ethics, and philosophy of law. His publications include Rawls and Justice and the Social Contract. He edited the Cambridge Companion to Rawls, as well as JohnRawls's Lectures on the History of Political Philosophy and his Collected Papers.