Alexandre Billon

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Motivationally unconscious (M-unconscious) states are unconscious states that can directly motivate a subject's behavior and whose unconscious character typically results from a form of repression. The basic argument for M-unconscious states claims that they provide the best explanation for some seemingly non-rational behaviors, like akrasia, impulsivity,(More)
We examine how Frege's contrast between identity judgments of the forms " a=a " vs. " a=b " would fare in the special case where 'a' and 'b' are complex mental representations, and 'a' stands for an introspected 'I'-thought. We first argue that the Fregean treatment of I-thoughts entails that they are what we call " one-shot thoughts " : they can only be(More)
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