Decomposing the Will

, US: Oxford University Press USA (2013)
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There is growing evidence from the science of human behavior that our everyday, folk understanding of ourselves as conscious, rational, responsible agents may be mistaken. The new essays in this volume display and explore this radical claim. folk concept of the responsible agent after abandoning the image of a central executive and "decomposing" the notion of the conscious will into multiple interlocking aspects and functions.



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Tillmann Vierkant
University of Edinburgh
Julian Kiverstein
University of Amsterdam

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