Philosophical Studies 175 (7):1767-1786 (2018)

Santiago Amaya
University of the Andes
This paper defends a version of the Simple View, the claim that someone intentionally φs only if the person intends to φ. To do this, I raise a problem for Bratman’s classic argument (1984, 1987) against it. The problem brings into focus an evaluative dimension behind the View, whose recognition allows for an improved version of it. With this improved version, I then go on to answer other criticisms that have been raised to it.
Keywords Simple View  Intentional actions  Intentions  Implementation intentions  Goal intentions  Executive mistakes
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DOI 10.1007/s11098-017-0934-1
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