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Marc-Kevin Daoust
École de Technologie Supérieure
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What is structural rationality? Specifically, what is the distinctive feature of structural requirements of rationality? Some philosophers have argued, roughly, that the distinctive feature of structural requirements is coherence. But what does coherence mean, exactly? Or, at least, what do structuralists about rationality have in mind when they claim that structural rationality is coherence? This issue matters for making progress in various active debates concerning rationality. In this paper, I analyze three strategies for figuring out what coherence means in the debates on structural rationality. I argue that these strategies face problems.
Keywords coherence  structural rationality  consistency  akrasia  instrumental rationality  nature of rationality
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DOI 10.1111/papq.12404
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