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imperative:

see moodmood
or mode,
in verb inflection, the forms of a verb that indicate its manner of doing or being. In English the forms are called indicative (for direct statement or question or to express an uncertain condition, e.g.
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Imperative

 

in linguistics, a mood of the verb. The imperative in Russian is usually expressed by a pure stem or stem + plural suffix (glian’ or glian’ + te, “Look!”). The interjectional imperative is a class of verbal words with an imperative exclamatory meaning—for example, in Russian von! or proch’!, “Go away!”; doloi!, “Down with it!” The inclusive form of the imperative impels those being addressed to joint action with the speaker or speakers—for example, in Russian poidem, poidemte, “Let’s go,” as opposed to poidite, “Go.”

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Schafer, as mentioned above, does not seem to assume that simply committing to the imperatival nature of desire forces one to accept perceptualism (or any other form of the guise of the good).
Schafer writes that if imperatival states have a formal end:
But notice that none of these problems would be solved by the following conjecture: Normative intuitions are identical with motivating attitudes or imperatival attitudes.
Presumably, what the perceptualist needs is a solution to the standard problems with intuitionism, which works because the relevant state of seeming is identical with a motivating or imperatival attitude.
19) Hall argues that some experiences, noxious smells for example, have both representational and imperatival content.