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Unformatted text preview: getting clear on the prospect (unlike the question of how she feels a year later). An alternative response Watsons response distinguishes two aspects to desire. But there is an alternative response which trades on the distinction of intention from desire and belief. If intentions can be formed independently of ones desires and beliefs, then what is to stop someone forming an intention to act against their desires and beliefs? (NB this requires a strong separation thesis: intentions need not originate in beliefs and desires. Akrasia and Weakness of Will Traditionally the two are identified. But isnt weakness of will more to do with failing to follow through on ones intentions?...
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course PSY PSY2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.
- Fall '09