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Single Idea 20044

[catalogued under 20. Action / B. Preliminaries of Action / 1. Intention to Act / a. Nature of intentions]

Full Idea

The rationalistic approach to agency says that what characterises intentional action is that it is subject to justification.

Gist of Idea

The rationalistic approach says actions are intentional when subject to justification


Rowland Stout (Action [2005], 2 'Conclusion')

Book Reference

Stout,Rowland: 'Action' [Acumen 2005], p.31

A Reaction

[Anscombe is the chief articulator of this view] This seems to incorporate action into an entirely intellectual and even moral framework.

Related Idea

Idea 20041 Intentional actions are those which are explained by giving the reason for so acting [Anscombe]