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Resisting Procrastination: Kantian Autonomy and the Role of the Will

Mark D. White

in The Thief of Time: Philosophical Essays on Procrastination

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195376685
eISBN:
9780199776306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195376685.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Economists, psychologists, and philosophers have written extensively on the causes of procrastination. While their work helps us understand why people procrastinate, it does not explain how they can ... More


An Epistemic Account of the Internal Point of View

Antony Hatzistavrou

in Law and Philosophy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237159
eISBN:
9780191705427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237159.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter presents an epistemic account of the internal point of view. It argues that to have the internal point of view towards law is to be epistemically guided by law and especially by the rule ... More


Evidence‐Free Forensics and Enemies of Objectivity Evidence‐Free Forensics and Enemies of Objectivity Paul R. Gross

Paul A. Gross

in A House Built on Sand: Exposing Postmodernist Myths About Science

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195117257
eISBN:
9780199785995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195117255.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Feminist philosopher Elizabeth A. Lloyd has contributed to the so-called science wars a lengthy book chapter attacking scientist-authors who have recently defended natural science from various ... More


Success and Remorse

in Science for Sale: The Perils, Rewards, and Delusions of Campus Capitalism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226306254
eISBN:
9780226306261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306261.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

This chapter discusses the experience of Robert Holton with the development of Taxol, a widely used and famously profitable drug for the treatment of breast and ovarian cancer in the 1980s. Though ... More


Self-Control

Maura Tumulty

in Alien Experience

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190845629
eISBN:
9780190845650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845629.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Some philosophers distinguish between judgmental control (or rational control) and merely managerial self-control—particularly with respect to our control of our mental states. States like desire are ... More


Temptation and the Agent’s Standpoint

Michael E. Bratman

in Planning, Time, and Self-Governance: Essays in Practical Rationality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190867850
eISBN:
9780190867898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190867850.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This essay aims to understand how it might be rational to follow through with a prior resolution in the face of anticipated temptation that comes in the form of a shift in evaluative assessment. In ... More


The Non-Cognitivist Response

Berislav Marušić

in Evidence and Agency: Norms of Belief for Promising and Resolving

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198714040
eISBN:
9780191782497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714040.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Moral Philosophy

This chapter considers and rejects the Non-Cognitivist Response. The Non-Cognitivist Response is motivated by non-cognitivism about practical reason—the view, defended by Michael Bratman and Richard ... More


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