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Unformatted text preview: have on her health.) This is to violate the principle of continence: act on the basis of all of the available considerations (compare the principle of total evidence for inductive reasoning: believe the hypothesis supported by all of the evidence). So the three principles are made consistent as follows: P1 If (S wants to do A more than to do B, and S believes that she can do either A or B, and S does either A or B intentionally), then S does A intentionally. P2 If S forms an unconditional, all-out judgement that doing A is better than doing B, then S wants to do A more than to do B P3 There are incontinent actions, i.e. agents sometimes act against their conditional, all things considered, judgements (or against the conditional judgements that they would have made if they had considered all of the evidence available to them). How satisfactory is this?...
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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.
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