Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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.

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: too little inclination, - not a definition of a non-acting.

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.

Ry I
G. Ryle
Der Begriff des Geistes Stuttgart 1969

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-07-28