Author Books

  • Jul- 2019 -
    19 July

    Abilities

    20 ViewsThe most prominent hypothetical theory of ability is what has come to be called the ‘conditional analysis’. In this…

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  • 18 July

    Abilities

    17 ViewsThe bulk of theories of ability that have been defended in the historical and contemporary literature have been what…

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  • 17 July

    Abilities

    19 ViewsHaving an ability to perform some action stands in some relationship to actually performing that action. But on our…

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  • 16 July

    Abilities

    31 ViewsSince our ordinary conception of ability is one on which almost everyone has some abilities and lacks others, we…

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  • 15 July

    Abilities

    31 ViewsIf one wishes to give a theory of ability of the sort described at the outset—one that does justice…

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  • 12 July

    Abilities

    29 ViewsSome will expect that an account of ability would also be an account of what it is to know…

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  • 11 July

    Abilities

    43 ViewsThe distinctions made thus far have been distinctions between abilities and other properties. But there is also a distinction…

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  • 10 July

    Abilities

    40 ViewsThe distinction between dispositions and powers was drawn partly in terms of their subjects : it is a necessary…

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  • 9 July

    Abilities

    29 ViewsLet us begin with a much more general distinction, the distinction between dispositions on the one hand and powers…

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  • 8 July

    Abilities

    47 ViewsWhat is an ability? On one reading, this question is a demand for a theory of ability of the…

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  • Jun- 2019 -
    21 June

    Personal Autonomy

    38 ViewsEven nonautonomous rational agents authorize the motivating power of the desires that move them to act. Yet there is…

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  • 20 June

    Personal Autonomy

    43 ViewsAll the proposals just considered contribute to our understanding of the various roles that agents can play in their…

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  • 19 June

    Personal Autonomy

    39 ViewsPhilosophers have proposed many different accounts of the autonomous agent’s special relation to her own motives. According to one…

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  • 18 June

    Personal Autonomy

    41 ViewsWhen people living in some region of the world declare that their group has the right to live autonomously,…

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  • 17 June

    Action

    36 ViewsEarlier we introduced the Cognitivist view that intentions are special kinds of beliefs, and that, consequently, practical reasoning is…

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