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Why was Plato so puzzled by akrasia? I think almost anyone nowadays finds it

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Read another response about Freedom, Action Freedom Action Share Why was Plato so puzzled by akrasia? I think almost anyone nowadays finds it entirely obvious and unsurprising that people sometimes act against their better judgment. The fact that ancient philosophers were fascinated by this phenomenon makes me think I must not fully appreciate the way they understood it.

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