Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Will, philosophy: Will is a conscious mental state that is directed to a given action or procedure for obtaining a result. The result is evaluated in such a way that the action is initiated if there are no stronger reasons against it. The will to do something is not yet equal with its implementation. See also acts of will, free will, weak will, intentionality, intention, action, desire, dispositions.

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
Berkeley, G. Will   Berkeley, G.
Nietzsche, F. Will   Nietzsche, F.
Wittgenstein, L. Will   Wittgenstein, L.

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-10-23