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Act of Will


"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.


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

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

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Google previewDictionary of philosophical terms (1997)

by Elmar Waibl

act of will(ing) (met) Willensiiullerung f - declaration of intent! intention/will (jur, pol) Willensbestirnmungf ยข determination of (the) will (Kant) (eth, met) Willerlrsbildung f ' formation of will/volition (P0 ) Willensentscheldung f ~ volition ( pry) ...

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.

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. It has to be noted here that the nineteenth century offers two perspectives of human transformation: one is the Marxian perspective, ...

Google previewDictionary of Ethics, Theology and Society (2013)

by Paul A. B. Clarke, Andrew Linzey

There are a variety of reasons why this turn from foreknowledge to predestination might be made but they are all led, ultimately, by the idea of redemption and grace and accompanied by an original act of will that condemned humankind and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ethics: P-W (2001)

by Lawrence C. Becker, Charlotte B. Becker

A free act of will is one that the agent causes, where 'cause' is used in its strict sense implying that the cause is an agent who has power to produce the act of will, power not to produce it, and exerts its power. No agent can be caused to cause ...

Google previewThe Westminster Dictionary of Christian Theology (1983)

by Alan Richardson, John Bowden

One traditional proposal is that an intentional action is distinguished from an unintentional bodily motion by 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 ...

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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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