How Is Weakness of the Will Possible?

In Joel Feinberg (ed.), Moral concepts. London,: Oxford University Press (1969)
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D. In doing x an agent acts incontinently if and only if: 1) the agent does x intentionally; 2) the agent believes there is an alternative action y open to him; and 3) the agent judges that, all things considered, it would be better to do y than to do x

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