Center for Law and Philosophy
The paper sketches the role of reasons and intentions in leading to action with an intention, explaining the way possession of rational powers transforms the formation of intentions. Part One explains how when humans act with an intention they act in the belief that there is value in the action. Part Two explains the relative role of value and intention in “producing” the action, and relates their role to that of motivation.
Intention and Value,
Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-491; King's College London Law School Research Paper No. 2015-46; Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 57/2015
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