By Jan Smedslund
Psychologic is a proper approach and courting during which mental procedures are outlined. The language humans usually use to formulate, imagine, and discuss mental phenomena is geared up by way of Jan Smedslund right into a set of propositions geared toward making a choice on the generalities which underlie human habit. during this means, psychologic illuminates the conceptual procedure of psychology embedded in traditional language. This booklet maintains Professor Smedslund's look for solid theoretical constructions to provide an explanation for the meanings which are a part of all mental investigation.
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Finally, feeling good and feeling bad may be explained at the level of neural processes, but this lies outside psychology proper. 19 Pleasure and pain are located on a single dimension, separated by an indifference point. A person will always prefer what is relatively more pleasurable and less painful to what is relatively less pleasurable and more painful. 3, but not yet to action. 21lf P wants A, then, if no other factors intervene, P tries to achieve A. 3, if P wants A, then P prefers A to not-A.
Hence, cognizing is intentionally structured at all levels. Similarly, doing and its outcomes are subjective. Even when it involves observable bodily movement and objectively measurable muscle contractions, these do not define what a person is doing or the meaning of the movements. Even when the doing has a well defined social meaning it may, for example, involve dissimulation on the part of the actor and hence, have a hidden subjective meaning. Finally, doing may occur without any objectively measurable concomitants.
P's belief A is stronger than P's beliefB. But. ifP's belief Ais stronger than P's beliefB. 7, P will describe belief A as stronger than belief B. This proves the theorem. 14 If P de,cribe, belief A a, ,tronger than belief B, then when the beliefs are in conflict and no other factors intervene, P wiU try to act according to belief A and not according to belief B. 7, belief A is stronger than belief B. 4, P will try to act according to belief A and not according to beliefB. This proves the theorem.