Volition and basic action

Philosophical Review 83 (4):451-473 (1974)
The purpose of this paper is to defend the view that the bodily actions of men typicaly involve a mental action of voliton or willing, and that such mental acts are, in at least one important sense, the basic actions we perform when we do things like raise an arm, move a finger, or flex a muscle
Keywords volition  basic action  the will
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DOI 10.2307/2183915
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