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Hope and Its Place in Mind

Pettit, Philip

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People may have open minds on whether a life-extending drug or technology is going to be developed before their sixties and may strongly desire that development. Do they therefore hope that it occurs? Do they hope for it in the substantive sense of "pinning their hopes" on the development? No, they do not. Hoping for a prospect in that sense certainly presupposes having an open mind on whether it will occur and naving a desire for its occurrence. But, more crucially, it means investing the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/87311
Source: Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
DOI: 10.1177/0002716203261798

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