Theoria: An International Journal for Theory, History and Foundations of Science

Volume 2, Issue 1, Octubre/Enero 1986/1987

Héctor-Neri Castañeda
Pages 69-96

Practical Reason, Reasons for Doing and Intentional Action

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.