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Unformatted text preview: Appetites: endeavors that incline you towards the original cause of the sensation Aversions: endeavors that incline you away from it Deliberation: a sequence of alternating appetites and aversions culminating in either doing the act or not Free Will: if by “free will” we mean “uncaused”, then free will is like round square Will: the last appetite or aversion in deliberation leading you to do or omit the act. In state of nature: “Good”- what we desire “Evil”- what we hate Under a government: Good- what is permitted/ approved of by authority Evil- what is prohibited by authority I may do what I like, or whats in my self interest, even if all I do just follows causal laws But: theres no good/evil in the acts themselves; no real moral obligations...
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- Spring '08
- Psychology, Causality, coherent