Belief control and intentionality

Synthese 188 (2):145-163 (2012)
Abstract
In this paper, I argue that the rejection of doxastic voluntarism is not as straightforward as its opponents take it to be. I begin with a critical examination of William Alston's defense of involuntarism and then focus on the question of whether belief is intentional
Keywords Belief  Compatibilism  Deciding to believe  Doxastic attitudes  Doxastic voluntarism  Intentionality  Libertarianism  Volitions  Voluntary control
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Michael McKenna, Compatibilism. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

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Rik Peels (2014). Against Doxastic Compatibilism. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 89 (1):679-702.
Rik Peels (2014). Believing at Will is Possible. Australasian Journal of Philosophy 93 (3):1-18.
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