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This book deals with foundational issues in the history of the nature of action, the intentionality of action, the compatibility of freedom of action with determinism, and the explanation of action. Ginet's is a volitional view: that every action has as its core a "simple" mental action. He develops a sophisticated account of the individuation of actions and also propounds a challenging version of the view that freedom of action is incompatible with determinism.
|Keywords||Action Action Theory Cause Determinism Explanation Free Will Intentional Metaphysics Mind Voluntary Action|
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|Call number||B105.A35.G56 1990|
|ISBN(s)||052138124X 052138818X 052138124 9780521388184|
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