Unformatted text preview: the process of deliberation. The upshot of the judgment is a belief. (iii) deciding to: deciding to do the action that one judged was best. The upshot of this decision is an intention. (iv) acting: acting on the intention that has been made, which involves both doing that thing, and coordinating other actions and intentions around it. On internalist accounts, (iii) collapses into (ii); but then there no real place for choice. On externalist accounts the two remain distinct, but then choice becomes a liability. Indeed, this isn’t just a problem for standard belief based compatibilist accounts; it is a problem for anyone who advocates a substantial role for choice to explain why we might need and value it....
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- Fall '09
- Psychology, Judgment, Internalism and externalism, standard compatibilist accounts