Intending, believing, and supposing at will

Ratio 31 (3):321-330 (2018)

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Joshua Shepherd
Carleton University
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In this paper I consider an argument for the possibility of intending at will, and its relationship to an argument about the possibility of believing at will. I argue that although we have good reason to think we sometimes intend at will, we lack good reason to think this in the case of believing. Instead of believing at will, agents like us often suppose at will.
Keywords voluntarism  intention  believing at will  deciding  supposition
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DOI 10.1111/rati.12198
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