Intention, Plans, and Practical Reason (David Hume Series)

ISBN: 9781575861920
Publisher: Center for the Study of Language and Information
Publication Date: 1999-03-01
Number of pages: 212
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Michael E. Bratman develops a planning theory of intention. Intentions are treated as elements of partial plans of action. These plans play basic roles in practical reasoning, roles that support the organization of our activities over time and socially. Bratman explores the impact of this approach on a wide range of issues, including the relation between intention and intentional action, and the distinction between intended and expected effects of what one intends.

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