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.
Author Item    More concepts for author
Brandom, Robert Weak Will   Brandom, Robert
Ryle, Gilbert Weak Will   Ryle, Gilbert

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-09-23