Representing the agent through second-order states
Author: Jensen, David A.
Source: Philosophical Psychology, Volume 26, Number 1, 1 February 2013 , pp. 69-88(20)
Abstract:Some recent views of action have claimed that a correct conceptual account of action must include second-order motivational states. This follows from the fact that first-order motivational states such as desires account for action or mere behavior in which the agent's participation is lacking; thus, first-order motivational states cannot by themselves account for action in which the agent participates, so-called
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: February 1, 2013