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Given my view of propositional attitudes, however, I do not take actions as also partially caused by propositional attitudes.
A propositional nation like Lincoln's is "teleocratic," in philosopher Michael Oakeshott's use of the word, as distinct from "nomocratic.
Explaining that theology based on this kind of experience is not propositional, he writes "It is 'description' more than 'definition' for it is, above all, a search for words and concepts adequate to and expressive of the living experience of the Church for reality and not 'propositions.
Interestingly, two chapters--"The propositional logic of the map" and "Threatened nature", use maps of Australia, unfortunately none from Australian sources, to illustrate the theme of the text.
Using propositional logic we can prove only the theorems of a very modest part of mathematics: Boolean algebra, "naive" set theory, etc.
But no actual psychological theory has ever pretended to provide a set of laws which distinguish, say, the state of being jealous of Desdemona's supposed love for Cassio from every other actual or possible propositional attitude.
Once we broaden our attention from propositional speech acts to the larger material, embodied context in which consent occurs (or fails to occur), another crucial feature of consent is thrown into relief: the only context in which informed consent can occur is one that is "home turf" for one party to the transaction (the doctor) and not to the other.
Other resolutions include 'Must remember to suck less on a daily average', find a snuggle partner', get my comma problems under control, 'read and memorise more poetry' and 'make no propositional statements in 2009.
According to one of these accounts, folk psychology is a kind of low-level theory; it is based on a set of rules of explanatory principles similar in kind to those associated with scientific theories, but targeted specifically at propositional attitudes such as believing X and motivational attitudes such as desiring Y.
For example, some propositional attitude predicates, such as hegeisthai 'believe', or oisthai 'believe', take infinitive complements (example [5] above).
The reason is that the norms of practical reason must include a requirement to strive to ensure that both one's relevant beliefs and one's relevant belief-like propositional attitudes are true; the only plausible justification for this requirement is a moral one.
A unique aspect of the Inspiration[R] software (which students have network access to) is its ability to hyperlink external documents (local or online) not only to concept boxes but also to the propositional phrases that link the concepts.