On Action

Cambridge University Press (1990)
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  
DOI 10.2307/2185672
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