Essays Tagged: "Higher-order volition"

First-order desires and Second-order volitions... based on Harry Frankfurt's "Freedom of the Will and Concept of a person".... i'm really proud of this paper, but the teacher only gave a B T_T

Christopher Sipe05/08/04Philosophy 101Prof. M. GligarovFirst-order Desires and Second-order VolitionsIn his Freedom of Will and Concept of a Person, Harry Frankfurt asserts that the common phi ... son, Frankfurt alleges that a person must have both a first-order desire and second-order desire or volition to be a person.A first-order desire is simply a "desire to do or not to do one or another." ...

(3 pages) 56 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy