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Weakness of Will and Practical Irrationality.

Author: Stroud et al.
Publisher: Oxford University Press : Oxford University Press.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

This presents eleven original essays on weakness of will, a topic straddling the divide between moral philosophy and philosophy of mind. Provides perspectives on all the key issues in this debate;  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stroud et al.
ISBN: 0199257361 9780199257362
OCLC Number: 475383522
Notes: DatabaseOxford Scholarship Online.
Contents: Introduction ; 1. Rational Capacities, or: How to Distinguish Recklessness, Weakness, and Compulsion ; 2. How is Strength of Will Possible? ; 3. Akrasia, Collective and Individual ; 4. Emotions and the Intelligibility of Akratic Action ; 5. Weakness of Will and Practical Judgement ; 6. Accidie, Evaluation, and Motivation ; 7. The Work of the Will ; 8. Choosing Rationally and Choosing Correctly ; 9. Prudence and the Temporal Structure of Practical Reasons ; 10. Practical Irrationality and the Structure of Decision Theory ; 11. Paradoxical Emotion: On sui generis Emotional Irrationality


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...a valuable resource for anyone interested in the nature of rational action. * Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews * ... an attractive volume ... Combining all the references together at the end Read more...

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