Ego Depletion and the Humean Theory of Motivation

@article{Fleming2014EgoDA,
  title={Ego Depletion and the Humean Theory of Motivation},
  author={P. Fleming},
  journal={Open Journal of Philosophy},
  year={2014},
  volume={4},
  pages={390-396}
}
  • P. Fleming
  • Published 2014
  • Sociology
  • Open Journal of Philosophy
By what capacities do human beings engage in intentional action? Humeans about motivation claim that the source of all action is desire. Volitionalists claim that action has two distinct sources, one in the will and one in desire. Recent work suggests that volitionalism has some empirical support. Roy F. Baumeister and colleagues have argued for a phenomenon called “ego depletion”. They argue that some aspect of the self exerts volition in a number of different contexts. The main… Expand

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