People backslide. They freely do things they believe it would be best on the whole not to do - and best from their own point of view, not just the perspective of their peers or their parents. The aim of this book is to explain why that happens.
Introduction Weakness of will and akrasia Weakness and compulsion Accounting for backsliding: background and more Self-control Conclusion.
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