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acrasia

An obsolete term for a lack of self-control; disinhibition.
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In general, the Socratic account of akrasia underlines the fact that the passions can cloud our reasoning, and offers the art of measurement to prevent or counteract the misdirection of our passions.
A la luz del concepto preciso de ambivalencia, la akrasia o incontinencia no es el conflicto mas grave.
Klosko says that in order to deny akrasia in the Protagoras, Socrates uses egoism as a "crucial dialectical move":
La prueba de fuego de todo intelectualismo es sin lugar a dudas su capacidad para dar cuenta del fenomeno de la akrasia o incontinencia, es decir, del hecho de que los agentes racionales obran muchas veces en la practica de modo contrario a como consideran que seria mejor obrar.
El interes habitual tiende a centrarse en el concepto de akrasia, habitualmente traducido como 'intemperancia' (siguiendo la traduccion latina de Roberto Grosseteste) pero a veces como 'debilidad de la voluntad'.
12) Algunos autores identifican la akrasia con la debilidad de la voluntad.
28) This would occur for example in cases of akrasia where the individual accepts a criterion of correctness even though his or her decisions do not satisfy it.
Sometimes we fail because of the external conditions are not right, but sometimes we fail because of internal factors, as in cases of akrasia or weakness of will.
As the innumerable cases of so-called "weakness of the will," or akrasia, demonstrate, I see that it is perfectly reasonable (or dutiful, or desirable) to do this determinate thing, yet I do not decide myself to do it.
Irrationality: An Essay on Akrasia, Self-Deception, and Self-Control, New York: Oxford University Press, 1987, p.
Un siglo de evidencias de autoengano y akrasia, de pulsiones subpersonales y sesgos psicologicos nos ha hecho cautos respecto a la auto-transparencia pero tambien nos ha empenado con mas insistencia en un programa de autonomia real de la agencia.