Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Reasons: In contrast to (physical) causes, reasons are the result of a conscious or unconscious weighing of alternatives.

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Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
 
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Graeser I 163
Reason / cause / Davidson: reasons for action are causes for corresponding events - Phaedo / Plato: SokratesVsAnaxagoras: question about the possibility of mental causation - there is only one reality - mental / physical: conceptual contrast.

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Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.

D I
D. Davidson
Der Mythos des Subjektiven Stuttgart 1993

D III
D. Davidson
Handlung und Ereignis Frankfurt 1990

D IV
D. Davidson
Wahrheit und Interpretation Frankfurt 1990

Grae I
A. Graeser
Positionen der Gegenwartsphilosophie. München 2002


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-24