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Grounding power on actions and mental attitudes

E. Lorini, N. Troquard, A. Herzig, J. Broersen
2011 Logic Journal of the IGPL  
The main objective of this work is to develop a logical framework called IAL (Intentional Agency Logic) in which we can reason about mental states of agents, action occurrences, agentive and group powers  ...  IAL will be exploited for a formal analysis of different forms of power such as an agent's power of achieving a certain result, an agent's power to do a certain action and an agent i's power over another  ...  IAL's constructions for groups of agents of the form Does C ϕ can be useful for understanding how powers of coalitions interact with powers and mental attitudes of individuals.  ... 
doi:10.1093/jigpal/jzr039 fatcat:z5vtmmqbvvh6vddhnol3533dv4

Belief as a Cognitive and Practical Commitment

Sophie Djigo
between reasons for action and the arising action.  ...  Exploring the idea of a more practical relationship between the agent and his own mental life leaves room for reconsidering the relevance of the familiar analogy between reasons for belief and reasons  ...  and thirdperson perspectives on one's mental life.  ... 
doi:10.14746/eip.2013.2.3 fatcat:5av44y45pzalbl5imenxrydake

Page 3 of American Journal of Education Vol. 23, Issue 1 [page]

1915 American Journal of Education  
the power of observation, in cultivating the spirit of analysis, nor even in carrying one to the heights of synthesis, but in the mental attitude demanded in reaching the synthesis.  ...  This complementary mental attitude is developed by a proper study of science.  ... 

Page 508 of Journal of Engineering Education Vol. 44, Issue 9 [page]

1954 Journal of Engineering Education  
Translate “mental fitness” any way you wish and it adds up to a wholesome attitude—in this case, a wholesome attitude toward the job of winning a game.  ...  This great team leader, Otto Graham, said that the league championship would be decided on the basis of “mental fitness.”  ... 

Page 103 of The High School Journal Vol. 21, Issue 3 [page]

1938 The High School Journal  
muscles Rhythmic activity Maintain good posture and develop good body mechanics Absence of remediable fects Motivate health habits For Mental Health and Efficiency attitude health de- Wholesome and play  ...  measure self by others on same age-grade level Right thinking with social relationships Know’ that exercise growth and strength Develop powers of discrimination reference to promotes For Social-Moral Character  ... 

Page 230 of MIND Vol. 7, Issue 26 [page]

1882 MIND  
inter- actions of those powers, and in order to find out above all the immediate conditions under which the mental presence itself is created and operated.  ...  The uniform reduction of all phenomena of nature to con- stituents of one and the same mental presence of an enduring entity that has power to compel within this mental presence the perception of its own  ... 

Page 698 of Psychological Abstracts Vol. 84, Issue 2 [page]

1997 Psychological Abstracts  
be grounded in a dialectic of action and reflection.  ...  —Obtained a census of 215 neighbors’ attitudes to- ward mental illness in 2 areas before the opening of supported houses for the mentally ill, using the Community Attitudes to the Mentally Ill inventory  ... 


Dirk Hoyer
2018 Los Libros de la  
Retopia, the fourth attitude towards utopia could refocus the eutopian impulse and counter the apocalyptic imagination with a radical imagination that is based on the encouragement of political action.  ...  Politics is a confidence game and action inspired by retopian mental pictures could create a sense of an opening in the There is No Alternative doctrine that dominates the political sphere..  ...  Therefore, retopia is based on the importance of a vision of different futures, on the power of imagination, on the volition and on the constitutive power of action.  ... 
doi:10.15366/ldc2018.10.16.018 fatcat:74jrqe2jmre45b4eol2dw35i24

Page 518 of The Aeronautical Journal Vol. 25, Issue 130 [page]

1921 The Aeronautical Journal  
on the ground is decreasing. | Whether  ...  His sensory impressions are the chief clue to these three things ; he refers his attitude to the plane of the ground and its perspective towards the horizon, the horizontal component to the ground moving  ... 

Page 7 of MIND Vol. 29, Issue 113 [page]

1920 MIND  
Now suppose that the normal attitude of the mind is to be straining forward, to be anticipating, and that this attitude is kept constant by means of a mental mechanism which automatically throws the past  ...  If the past exists in the ordinary and absolute meaning of the word ; if we can say, ‘‘ There it is” in the non-spatial mean- ing of the adverb; if our history or duration be one continu- ous living action  ... 

A Retributive Justification for not Punishing Bare Intentions or: On the Moral Relevance of the 'Now-Belief'

Federico Picinali
2012 Law and Philosophy  
analogy between consent and abandonment: on the grounds that the normative power to abandon resides in one's will, Alexander and Ferzan conclude consent does too.  ...  This view entails that both Tony's and Sid's actions are impermissible, on the grounds that Sue and Teresa have not engaged in public behavior that indicates their consent.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10982-012-9138-1 fatcat:uqev5bl63vcqpi2e24uzwjkkc4

Page 106 of The American Journal of Nursing Vol. 19, Issue 2 [page]

1918 The American Journal of Nursing  
Truly, in caring for alcoholic and drug addicts, outside of her regular nursing knowledge, the nurse should be well grounded in modern applied psychology because she is in a position to power- fully influence  ...  According to the laws of psycho-physical parallelism, every mental action has a corresponding physical reaction and vice versa; consequently the individual whose body is poisoned by the intemperate use  ... 

Adaptivity in Agent-Based Systems via Interplay between Action Selection and Norm Selection [chapter]

Henry Hexmoor
2003 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We are focusing on the space of relationships among mental attitudes and how that leads to its choice of action selection template, Figure 2 .  ...  Since agents deliberate about their mental attitudes, norms based on mental attitudes are deliberative norms.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-36554-0_16 fatcat:bvpcnbntkzawvpy7zjnjbdfdya

'Mad agency', reflections on Goya's 'The Madhouse'

Jennifer Radden
2021 BJPsych Bulletin  
A reflection on images - here, Goya's great Madhouse scene, and photographs of Mad Pride events since the 1980s - is shown to provide assistance towards this end.  ...  We must remain open to revising and expanding the important but incompletely understood philosophical categories of agency and responsibility in light of what can be learned from atypical states and behaviour  ...  actions in question, and so onand thus on case-by-case clinical observation and judgement.  ... 
doi:10.1192/bjb.2020.119 pmid:33504389 pmcid:PMC8058925 fatcat:tpgprucbtnb55kw6oc533ps4ry

Exoneration of the mentally ill

A McCall-Smith
1987 Journal of Medical Ethics  
The latter action, it is suggested, does not demonstrate disrespect for the principle of autonomy and does not therefore reveal a morally bad attitude.  ...  We decide that the mentally abnormal offender does not have a morally bad attitude because of some quality he possesses, not because the attitude he manifests is in itself not a bad one.  ... 
doi:10.1136/jme.13.4.206 pmid:3694642 pmcid:PMC1375499 fatcat:o5j3hpuojbhfdgfpsf3ks7dupi
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