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  1. Second-Order Volition and Conflict between Desires.Hengxi Li & Hengwei Li - 2012 - Open Journal of Philosophy 2 (1):25-31.
    In Freedom of the Will and the Concept of a Person, Harry Frankfurt put forward a theory that what is essential to be a person is second-order volition. The notion of second-order volition can be used as a key conceptual tool in understanding the conflict between desires. By means of the notion, this paper argues that the conflict between desires in our minds lies in the conflict between second-order volitions, other than the conflict between first-order desires. Based on this claim, (...)
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    "Sheng huo shi jie" fu za xing ji qi ren zhi dong li mo shi =.Hengwei Li - 2007 - Beijing: Zhongguo she hui ke xue chu ban she.
    国家哲学社会科学创新基地浙江大学语言与认知研究中心研究成果本书为浙江省哲学社会科学规划课题成果.
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    Abduction and metaphor: An inquiry into common cognitive mechanism. [REVIEW]Cihua Xu & Hengwei Li - 2011 - Frontiers of Philosophy in China 6 (3):480-491.
    Abduction and metaphor are two significant concepts in cognitive science. It is found that the both mental processes are on the basis of certain similarity. The similarity inspires us to seek the answers to the following two questions: (1) Whether there is a common cognitive mechanism behind abduction and metaphor? And (2) if there is, whether this common mechanism could be interpreted within the unified frame of modern intelligence theory? Centering on these two issues, the paper attempts to characterize and (...)
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