Kinds of Reasons: An Essay in the Philosophy of Action

Oup Oxford (2010)
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Understanding human beings and their distinctive rational and volitional capacities requires a clear account of such things as reasons, desires, emotions, and motives, and how they combine to produce and explain human behaviour. Maria Alvarez presents a fresh and incisive study of these concepts, centred on reasons and their role in human agency
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Call number B105.A35.A48 2010
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