Practical reason, reasons for doing and intentional action

Theoria 2 (1):69-96 (1986)
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To come to know what to do is to have a thought which itself consists of an awareness of its bringing about an action, or a rearrangement of one’s causal powers...The causal dimension of practical thinking is the coalescence of contemplation and the causation of that contemplation, and the contemplation of that causation

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