unmotived

unmotived

(ʌnˈməʊtɪvd)
adj
without motive, not having a motive
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The previously "unmotived" Arlette's three steps (and there is a felicity in the odd word, presumably a direct translation from the French) (6) are as significant a movement as has been achieved in the novel so far and will serve to release an extraordinary proliferation of verbs of motion, beginning symbolically at the opening of the next chapter with "The great cloud had broken up and the mighty fragments were moving to the westward" (179).
(14) This how I interpret Davidson's claim that the principle of charity requires that we treat each other as knowers of the truth, and lovers of the good Of course, not all foundationalists claim that basic beliefs are unrevisable, and so it is not an automatic consequence of the Humean strategy that unmotived desires must be immune to revision.