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Effective IntentionsThe Power of Conscious Will$
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Alfred R Mele

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780195384260

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384260.001.0001

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Intentional Actions and The Alleged Illusion of Conscious Will

Intentional Actions and The Alleged Illusion of Conscious Will

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(p.91) FIVE Intentional Actions and The Alleged Illusion of Conscious Will
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Effective Intentions
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Alfred R. Mele (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384260.003.0005

This chapter examines data Daniel Wegner uses to support his thesis that conscious will is an illusion. The data are shown to be compatible with its being the case that all intentional actions have intentions among their causes. The chapter also challenges recent claims by Wegner about free will and the self.

Keywords:   action, consciousness, free will, intention, self, Daniel Wegner

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