a work of impressive scope for a slim volume. ... Gibbard's own naturalistic picture of the normative is exceptionally rich, and the ways in which he develops it in Reconciling Our Aims are fascinating for anyone interested in the bases of ethics and of normativity in general. Brian McElwee, Journal of Utilitas
About the Author
is Richard B. Brandt Distinguished University Professor of Philosophy at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He has been President of the Central Division of the American Philosophical Association, and is Member of the American Philosophical Society and Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. His books include Wise Choices, Apt Feelings
and Thinking How to Live.