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Act of Will

Film

"Act of Will" is a 1989 mini-series directed by Don Sharp. It the third mini-series based on a Barbara Taylor Bradford novel he had directed and was an early lead role for Elizabeth Hurley.

Writings

"Act of Will" is a book by Barbara Taylor Bradford.

  • genres: Romance novel, Fiction
  • subjects: Woman, Literary

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Google previewEncyclopaedia Eminent Thinkers (vol. : 17 The Political Thought Of Mohammad Iqbal) (2008)

by Jai Narain Sharma

It is only in the process of changing oneself that one gets to know oneself: cognition follows the act of will.

Google previewDictionary of philosophical terms (1997)

by Elmar Waibl

act of will(ing) (met) Willensiiullerung f - declaration of intent! intention/will (jur, pol) Willensbestirnmungf ¢ determination of (the) will (Kant) (eth, met) Willerlrsbildung f ' formation of will/volition (P0 ) Willensentscheldung f ~ volition ( pry) Willenserkliirung f —t Willensiiullerung Willensfreiheitf ' free will, freedom of the will (eth, met) —-t liberum arbitrium Willenskraft f ' willpower, strength of will ( pry, act) < Seelenstarke, Selbstiiberwindung Willensmetaphysik f ~ metaphysics of the will ...

Google previewA New Dictionary of Christian Theology (1989)

by Alan Richardson, John Bowden

One traditional proposal is that an intentional action is distinguished from an unintentional bodily motion bv having an act of will as its cause. The notion of inner mental acts of will (or 'volitions') has been subjected to sustained criticism in contemporary philosophy (e.g. Gilbert Ryle. The Concept of Mind. 1949). A number of philosophers have argued that intentional actions are distinguished by the kind of explanation we give of them, viz., in terms of reasons rather than causes (e.g. ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Theology (1975)

A Concise Sacramentum Mundi by Karl Rahner

even the act of will that is capable of willing, but only the person or subject. d) Will as the content of the will or what is willed, in such phrases as "to do the will of the legislator". e) Will as the disposition to implement what has been resolved. Since there is so much variation and vagueness in the use of the term, it is better to define what is meant by "will" by means of phrases including a verb like "to will". But even here usage can vary. The "will to power" in Nietzsche, for instance, uses the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Phenomenology (2013)

The intellective act presents a real matter or a state of affairs in its purely factual- natural determinations and the act of valuefeeling discovers the axiological determinations of the pregiven thing or state of affairs, a discovery that in turn can motivate an act of will. This basic schema of the foundational relation between the three kinds of acts is inserted into the larger framework of the teleological character of consciousness by Husserl's discovery of a form of willing in the form of a striving ...

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All works of art are commissioned in the sense that no artist can create one by a simple act of will but must wait until what he believes to be a good idea for a work comes to him. (W.H. Auden)
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