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Single Idea 3818

[catalogued under 16. Persons / F. Free Will / 4. For Free Will]

Full Idea

Where free rational action is concerned, all effective reasons are made effective by the agent.

Gist of Idea

We freely decide whether to make a reason for action effective


John Searle (Rationality in Action [2001], Ch.3.II)

Book Reference

Searle,John R.: 'Rationality in Action' [MIT 2001], p.66