September 24- Homer's Odyssey

September 24 homers odyssey

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Unformatted text preview: September 24, 2007 Gods and Mortals Homer's Odyssey Did He Jump or Was He Pushed? He was pushed: there was a cause Ext er n al c a u s a tio n: a forc e or circ u m s t a n c e o u t sid e a p e r s o n's c o n tr ol a c t s o n t h a t p t o pr o d u c e a p a r tic ul ar r e s ult He ju m p e d: t h e r e w a s a r e a s o n Int er n al a m o tiv a tio n: a p e r s o n int e n tio n ally a c t s in s u c h a w a y a s t o pr o d u c e a p a r ti r e s ult Me n t al illn e s s: c a u s e or r e a s o n ? Soci al d y sf u n c tio n: c a u s e or r e a s o n ? In o ur ow n s o ci e t y w e al s o d e b a t e t h e r el a tiv e im p o r t a n c e of e x t e r n al c a u s a tio n int er n al m o tiv a tio n, e v e n t h o u g h w e t hink of t h e for m e r in...
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2008 for the course CLAS 131 taught by Professor James during the Fall '07 term at UNC.

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