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volition

Philosophy an act of will as distinguished from the physical movement it intends to bring about
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Chapter 9 deals with the explicit volitive forms (cohortative, imperative, and jussive), the use of which in LBH closely resembles that in CBH, except in the case of Daniel 11, in which jussive, i.
Against the previous review, we hypothesize that (H1a) entrepreneurial volitive desire is the closest determinant of both intentions (growth and necessity.
The solution, believes Qara Koz, to the abandoned past is a promised future the scenario of the same volitive act that models the present from which she distances away.
Attitude is a synthetic psychical construction gathering intellectual, affective and volitive elements.
When associated with negation, the progressive form of the verb can also convey a volitive meaning: ne-qay-st-ome "I don't want to eat" (NEG-eat-PROG-1SG), ne-pi-st-ome kulka "I don't want to drink anything" (NEG-drink-PROG-1SG anything), n-ga-ste keri "(s)he doesn't want to go home" (NEG-go-PROG.
Hence, although the evolution of the research has shifted from considering intelligence as one of the main, if not the main, determining factor in academic achievement, to considering other personal factors with a volitive or motivational nature as predictors of the latter, it becomes necessary to: a) attempt to test the extent to which general intelligence or individual skills affect motivational variables; b) analyse whether the effect of the former on performance is mediated by the individual's motivation; and c) test whether motivational variables contribute to explaining academic achievement beyond general intelligence.
49) The demons of the fathers are, therefore, functional to a new conception of evil linked to the volitive faculty, whose exercise is only possible thanks to the presence of an opponent.