Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Weak will, akrasia, philosophy: weak will means the phenomenon, in need for further explanation that an action is not carried out even though the will to perform is given, or an action is chosen instead of another which the subject itself considers more appropriate. See also action, motives, reasons, rationality, will, freedom of will.

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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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Weakness of will/Brandom: Solution: if the self-assignment of practical commitments (I should) does not possess the causal significance of recognition of these practical commitments - not mysterious.


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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.

Bra I
R. Brandom
Expressive Vernunft Frankfurt 2000

Bra II
R. Brandom
Begründen und Begreifen Frankfurt 2001


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-08-24