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As with many other aspects of psychology the study of motivation has its roots in philosophy Philosophers have addressed the issue of motivation in order to explain why people think or act, feel or behave in the ways they do.

History of philosophical views on motivation

Socrates on motivationEdit

Plato on motivationEdit

Philosophical theories on motivationEdit

Epistemology of motivation

Ethics of motivationEdit

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