Intentional omissions

Noûs 44 (1):158-177 (2010)
Abstract
It is argued that intentionally omitting requires having an intention with relevant content. And the intention must play a causal role with respect to one’s subsequent thought and conduct. Even if omissions cannot be caused, an account of intentional omission must be causal. There is a causal role for one’s reasons as well when one intentionally omits to do something.
Keywords cause  intention  omission  reason
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DOI 10.1111/j.1468-0068.2009.00735.x
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Michael Bratman (1987/1999). Intention, Plans, and Practical Reason. Center for the Study of Language and Information.

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