Part 2 Mind: Intention and the Will


This is the web page for the Philosophy Part 2 course Intention and the Will given by Richard Holton at the University of Cambridge, Lent term 2014. Classes take place on Tuesdays, 11-12 in LB9. This page will provide links to papers and other texts that may be useful and to pdf versions of the handouts. If you have suggestions or comments, please let me know by emailing me at rjh221@cam.ac.uk

Lectures

Lecture 1: Three kinds of intention talk

Handout 1

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Lecture 2: Intentions as mental states

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Lecture 3: Knowledge and Intention

Handout 2

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Lecture 4: Akrasia

Handout 3

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Lecture 5: Weakness of Will

Handout 4

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Lecture 6: Strength of Will and Resolve

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Lecture 7: Moral Resolve, Double Effect

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Lecture 8: Defects of the Will: Addiction

Handout 5

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Revision Mock Exam Questions