Scepticism about Second-order Agency
Pink (Thomas)
Source: Pink - The Psychology of Freedom, 1996, Chapter 2
Paper - Abstract

Paper Summary


Sections

  1. The reduction argument
  2. Frankfurt on freedom of will
  3. What matters1 to a second-order agent ?
  4. Does the will ever take a second-order form ?
  5. Summary
  6. The argument from non-purposiveness
  7. The regress argument
  8. Why do we believe in second-order agency ?
  9. Agency and practical reason
  10. The means-end model of agency
  11. Deciding and trying
  12. Pro attitudes
  13. Conclusion

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