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The Ways of Desire

1st Edition

Edited by Joel Marks


305 pages

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This volume marks the coming into its own of a discipline in philosophy: theory of desire. It presents discussions whose primary focus is on desire, with secondary mention of its implications for ethics, action, emotion, mind, and so forth.

Table of Contents

1. Intending, Intentional Action, and Desire 2. The Ambiguous Limits of Desire 3. The Two Senses of Desire 4. Desire and Time 5. The Circle of Desire 6. Actions, Emotions, and Desires 7. The Difference between Motivation and Desire 8. Defining Desire 9. Wanting, Desiring, and Valuing: The Case against Conativism 10. Akrasia and the Object of Desire 11. Emotions and Wants

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PHILOSOPHY / History & Surveys / Medieval