Unformatted text preview: desires change as time changes, but that it changes in response to other behavior). BRATMAN’S TROUBLEMAKING PRINCIPLES The Linking Principle: I shouldn’t form an intention that I now believe I should, at the time of action, rationally revise. Or, more precisely: If, on the basis of deliberation, an agent rationally settles at t1 on an intention to A at t2 if (given that) C, and if she expects that under C at t2 she will have rational control of whether or not she A’s, then she will not suppose at t1 that if C at t2 she should, rationally, abandon her intention in favor of an intention to perform an alternative to A. (Bratman, 1998, 64) The standard view: My ranking now should depend on the ranking that I will make at the time....
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