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20. Action / B. Preliminaries of Action / 1. Intention to Act / b. Types of intention

[possible different types of intention]

5 ideas
All activity aims at the good [Plato]
We can keep Davidson's account of intentions in action, by further explaining prior intentions [Davidson, by Stout,R]
Intention is either the aim of an action, or a long-term constraint on what we can do [Bratman, by Wilson/Schpall]
Intentional agency is seen in internal precursors of action, and in external reasons for the act [Stout,R]
Speech needs sustained intentions, but not prior intentions [Stout,R]