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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (4): 465–500.
Published: 01 October 2009
... Darwall's example of motivationally potent reasoning that is not based on preexisting desires, Thomas Scanlon's criticism that the Humean theory fails to account for the structure and phenomenology of deliberation, and the phenomenon of akrasia as discussed by John Searle. In each case a Humean account...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (3): 339–342.
Published: 01 July 2014
... and moral psychology, including two of the most controversial: akrasia and the nature of our grasp of moral principles. Moss lays the foundation for her account in the first of the book's three parts by developing the central notion of an “evaluative cognition” (chap. 1). For Aristotle, among the things...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (1): 131–135.
Published: 01 January 2005
... would be more unified without them—it might simply have been called “Weakness of Will”—they are all worth reading, so that it is hard to complain about their inclusion here. Most of the papers in this collection treat weakness as akrasia: free inten- tional action against one’s better judgment...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (1): 128–131.
Published: 01 January 2005
...,” and while the collection would be more unified without them—it might simply have been called “Weakness of Will”—they are all worth reading, so that it is hard to complain about their inclusion here. Most of the papers in this collection treat weakness as akrasia: free inten- tional action against...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (2): 191–226.
Published: 01 April 2021
... with respect to credences and steadfast with respect to (some) beliefs. In conjunction with this point, it bears mentioning the phenomenon of epistemic akrasia and its debated rationality. The akratic agent believes ‘X’ but also believes that the evidence does not support ‘X’, or (in a weaker form...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (2): 219–222.
Published: 01 April 2022
... but think they should not. And yet when Aristotle comes to treat lack of self-control (or akrasia ) in NE 7, he takes it for granted that the agent who lapses from his own best judgment is affected by a transient “ignorance” ( agnoia , 7.3, 1147b6) of how he should act. If so, willing becomes a condition...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (4): 605–609.
Published: 01 October 2021
... justification to believe that p. One is an argument from the stability of justification under reflection (chapter 8); the other is an argument from the irrationality of epistemic akrasia (chapters 9 and 10). More on these in a moment. The book ends with two chapters that compare Smithies’s view with prominent...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (3): 441–444.
Published: 01 July 2000
... essay on the simplism that affects studies of akrasia that assume the agent s determining motives to be as transparent as his ostensible principles. Otherwise, the workings of Cottingham s broader brush (4) may invite rumination upon pigeonholing. As he concedes (162), Freud is an equivocal figure...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (2): 313–317.
Published: 01 April 2020
..., such as the following simplistic formulation of our anti-akrasia requirement: If you believe you ought to φ , then rationality requires you to intend to φ . it would obviously be problematic to hold that you have decisive reason to be rational, since that would entail that you have decisive reason to intend to do...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (4): 607–610.
Published: 01 October 2008
... for a journal-length essay than for a book. Yet Tenenbaum’s exploration of this thesis opens naturally into illuminating discussions of the nature of agency, the epistemology of value, the sources of akrasia and of that pervasive form of despair that medieval...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (4): 610–614.
Published: 01 October 2008
... for a journal-length essay than for a book. Yet Tenenbaum’s exploration of this thesis opens naturally into illuminating discussions of the nature of agency, the epistemology of value, the sources of akrasia and of that pervasive form of despair that medieval...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (4): 615–617.
Published: 01 October 2008
... for a journal-length essay than for a book. Yet Tenenbaum’s exploration of this thesis opens naturally into illuminating discussions of the nature of agency, the epistemology of value, the sources of akrasia and of that pervasive form of despair that medieval...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (4): 618–620.
Published: 01 October 2008
... for a journal-length essay than for a book. Yet Tenenbaum’s exploration of this thesis opens naturally into illuminating discussions of the nature of agency, the epistemology of value, the sources of akrasia and of that pervasive form of despair that medieval...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (4): 621–623.
Published: 01 October 2008
... for a journal-length essay than for a book. Yet Tenenbaum’s exploration of this thesis opens naturally into illuminating discussions of the nature of agency, the epistemology of value, the sources of akrasia and of that pervasive form of despair that medieval...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (4): 623–626.
Published: 01 October 2008
... for a journal-length essay than for a book. Yet Tenenbaum’s exploration of this thesis opens naturally into illuminating discussions of the nature of agency, the epistemology of value, the sources of akrasia and of that pervasive form of despair that medieval...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (4): 626–630.
Published: 01 October 2008
... for a journal-length essay than for a book. Yet Tenenbaum’s exploration of this thesis opens naturally into illuminating discussions of the nature of agency, the epistemology of value, the sources of akrasia and of that pervasive form of despair that medieval...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (4): 630–633.
Published: 01 October 2008
... for a journal-length essay than for a book. Yet Tenenbaum’s exploration of this thesis opens naturally into illuminating discussions of the nature of agency, the epistemology of value, the sources of akrasia and of that pervasive form of despair that medieval...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (4): 634–637.
Published: 01 October 2008
... for a journal-length essay than for a book. Yet Tenenbaum’s exploration of this thesis opens naturally into illuminating discussions of the nature of agency, the epistemology of value, the sources of akrasia and of that pervasive form of despair that medieval...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (4): 637–639.
Published: 01 October 2008
... for a journal-length essay than for a book. Yet Tenenbaum’s exploration of this thesis opens naturally into illuminating discussions of the nature of agency, the epistemology of value, the sources of akrasia and of that pervasive form of despair that medieval...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (2): 169–213.
Published: 01 April 2022
... 174 QJ 86–87; IPL 201 QJ 103. harveyslederman@gmail.com © 2022 by Cornell University 2022 unity of knowledge and action genuine knowledge conscience liangzhi akrasia Wang Yangming Neo-Confucianism Chinese philosophy moral psychology moral epistemology In 1508...