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Tópicos, Revista de Filosofía 2009, 36

Author: Martin Seel

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Tópicos, Revista de Filosofía ISSN: 0188-6649 kgonzale@up.edu.mx Universidad Panamericana México Seel, Martin THE ABILITY TO DELIBERATE.
Elements of a Philosophy of Mind Tópicos, Revista de Filosofía, núm.
36, 2009, pp.
123-141 Universidad Panamericana Distrito Federal, México Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=323028512004 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative “seel” — 2009-11-6 — 20:13 — page 123 — #123 T HE A BILITY TO D ELIBERATE Elements of a Philosophy of Mind Martin Seel Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt seel@em.uni-frankfurt.de Abstract The paper argues that only in the sphere of deliberation does intentionality exist in the demanding sense of a kind of foresight and planning, memory and imagination that steps out into space and time.
Furthermore, only in the sphere of deliberation can something like normativity exist, be it in a logical, moral or legal sense.
For only those who can deliberate can have any reasons to believe what they believe and desire what they desire.
Following these directions, a analysis of the determinations and indeterminations within the process of deliberation leads to a revised compatibilist understanding of human freedom. Key words: deliberation, normativity, practical reasoning, theoretical reasoning, reasons. Resumen El artículo sostiene que sólo en el campo de la deliberación existe la intencionalidad en el sentido de una clase de previsión y planeación, memoria e imaginación que sale al tiempo y el espacio.
Además, sólo en la esfera de la deliberación puede existir algo como la normatividad, ya sea en un sentido lógico, moral o legal.
Sólo aquellos que pueden deliberar tienen alguna razón para creer lo que creen y dese...





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