Conflicts of Desire

Arkonovich, Steven
March 2012
Journal of Value Inquiry;Mar2012, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p51
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the aspects of a human's desire related to moral psychology. It states that a conflict desire happens when the fulfillment of one desire prohibits the other. It cites an example in which the proposition of a desire becomes true only when the desire is accomplished, such as wanting to drink some tea. Author Harry Frankfurt points out that the person is in conflict rather than the desires, in which the person should know what to do to make a resolution.


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