Quotation by Harry Gordon Frankfurt

It is only because a person has volitions of the second order that he is capable both of enjoying and of lacking freedom of the will.
Harry Gordon Frankfurt (b. 1929), U.S. professor of philosophy; Rockefeller (Yale, Princeton). Cambridge University Press (1988). "Freedom of the Will and the Concept of a Person," The Importance of What We Care About, p. 19.
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