Logos & Episteme

Volume 3, Issue 1, 2012

Franck Lihoreau
Pages 153-160

Are Reasons Evidence of Oughts?

In a series of recent papers Stephen Kearns and Daniel Star argue that normative reasons to φ simply are evidence that one ought to φ, and suggest that “evidence” in this context is best understood in standard Bayesian terms. I contest this suggestion.