Discussion on Matthew Silverstein's chapter from Oxford Studies in Metaethics, vol.11.
“I shall investigate two different ways in which prominent constitutivists have conceptualized the teleological structure of action, and thus two different ways of thinking about the connection between teleology and normativity. Both of these approaches fail, or so I shall argue. The constitutivist project can nevertheless be salvaged, but only if it is supplemented with a reductive metanormative account of normativity or reasons for action.”
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