Tagged: Willpower

The Will

Wittgenstein: Philosophical Investigations. 587-594; 611-629.         587. It makes sense to ask: ‘Do I really love her, or am I only pretending to myself?’ and the process of introspection is the calling up of memories; of imagined possible situations, and of the feelings that one would have if… 588. ‘I am revolving the decision to go away to-morrow.’ (This may be called a description of a state of mind.)–‘Your arguments don’t convince me; now as before it is my intention to go away to-morrow.’ Here one is tempted to call the intention a feeling. The feeling is one of a certain rigidity; of...