"Rational Epistemic Akrasia
." American Philosophical Quarterly 49, no.
At the beginning of Nicomachean Ethics 7, Aristotle describes the way one must proceed when inquiring into the problem of akrasia
. The broadest question that orients his discussion is this: In what way are human actions that are motivated by the desire for pleasure and which contravene our prior ethical commitments morally blameworthy?
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Irrationality: An Essay on Akrasia
, Self-Deception, and Self-Control.
The foregoing considerations regarding about radical and moderate epistemic akrasia
concern propositional rationality.
Aristoteles diz que ha tres formas dentre as disposicoes do carater humano que devem ser evitadas: a perversao, a falta de autodominio (akrasia
) e a bestialidade.
The sequel of T2 (EN VII 1 1045b8-20) displays a number of opinions shared on akrasia
saying that they are legomena, i.e., things said about akrasia
But the problem he addresses has been known for millennia, often under the label of akrasia
, or weakness of the will.
Heinroth had extended the philosophical concept of akrasia
('weakness of will') to acting in certain ways despite explicit intentions not to do so, such as eating chocolate, c.
Solving the question of how best to understand akrasia
(if, as some contest, it is to be thought a psychological phenomenon distinct from ignorance, indecision, or cognitive dissonance), is far beyond the scope of our project.