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Tópicos, Revista de Filosofía 2009, 36

Author: Martin Seel



Tópicos, Revista de Filosofía ISSN: 0188-6649 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: How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in 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 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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