• Psychology
  • Published 2016

Habits, Priming, Aliefs and the Explanation of Mindless Action

@inproceedings{Nucci2016HabitsPA,
  title={Habits, Priming, Aliefs and the Explanation of Mindless Action},
  author={Ezio Di Nucci},
  year={2016}
}
There is a growing body of evidence on the influences of automatic and unconscious processes on our actions. Here I introduce some representative examples of this growing body of evidence, chosen so as to form a diverse group of related mindless phenomena: habits, skills, priming and nudges (Section 1). I then argue that this evidence challenges traditional belief-desire-based approaches in the philosophy of action (Sections 2 and 3). I further discuss a recently proposed solution to this… CONTINUE READING