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 Purposes - Philosophy Dictionary of Arguments
Purposes: A purpose is that for which something is done. The purpose is not the cause of an action. A person acting must be aware of the purpose of her or his action. See also Goals, Actions, Action theory, Intentions, Rationality, Causes.
Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
Author Item    More concepts for author
Ancient Philosophy Purposes   Ancient Philosophy
Aristotle Purposes   Aristotle
Deacon, Terrence W. Purposes   Deacon, Terrence W.
Dilthey, Wilhelm Purposes   Dilthey, Wilhelm
Droysen, Johann Gustav Purposes   Droysen, Johann Gustav
Gould, Stephen Jay Purposes   Gould, Stephen Jay
Kant, Immanuel Purposes   Kant, Immanuel
Minsky, Marvin Purposes   Minsky, Marvin
Papineau, David Purposes   Papineau, David
Pinker, Steven Purposes   Pinker, Steven
Political Philosophy Purposes   Political Philosophy
Wolfram, Stephen Purposes   Wolfram, Stephen

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