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  1. The Nature of Explanation.Peter Achinstein - 1983 - Oxford University Press.
    Offering a new approach to scientific explanation, this book focuses initially on the explaining act itself.
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  2. Some Remarks on Reasons in Explaining Human Action.Hans Albert - 1993 - International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 7 (1):25 – 27.
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  3. Sensationalism And Scientific Explanation.Peter Alexander - 1963 - Humanities Press.
    SENSATIONALISM 1 1. Introductory 1 2. Mach's Sensationalism 4 3. Developments of Sensationalism 22 II. THE INHERENT WEAKNESS OF SEN- SATIONALISM 25 1. The Point of Sensationalism 25 2. The Ambiguity of 'Sensation' 27 3. The Fundamental Conflict 35 4. Mistakes, Incorrigibility and Simplicity 40 III. DESCRIPTION 51 1. Describing and Descriptions 51 2. Describing in Terms of Sensations 67 IV. THE POSSIBILITY OF 'PURE' DES- CRIPTIONS 79 V. SCIENTIFIC PROBLEMS 99 VI. DESCRIPTIONS AND EXPLANATIONS 111 BIBLIOGRAPHY 142 INDEX 145 (...)
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  4. Rational Behaviour and Psychoanalytic Explanation.Peter Alexander - 1962 - Mind 71 (283):326-341.
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  5. Homenaje Al Profesor Jaime Garc'ia Alvarez En Su 65 Aniversario.Jaime Garcâia Alvarez & Rafael Lazcano Gonzâalez - 1997
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  6. Reasons for Action and Practical Reasoning.Maria Alvarez - 2010 - Ratio 23 (4):355-373.
    This paper seeks a better understanding of the elements of practical reasoning: premises and conclusion. It argues that the premises of practical reasoning do not normally include statements such as ‘I want to ϕ’; that the reasoning in practical reasoning is the same as in theoretical reasoning and that what makes it practical is, first, that the point of the relevant reasoning is given by the goal that the reasoner seeks to realize by means of that reasoning and the subsequent (...)
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  7. On the Logic of Causally Necessary and Sufficient Conditions: Towards a Theory of Motive-Explanations of Human Actions. [REVIEW]Lennart Åqvist - 1989 - Erkenntnis 31 (1):43 - 75.
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  8. Theory of Action.Thomas Atwater - 1980 - New Scholasticism 54 (1):111-115.
  9. Review: Tuomela on the Explanation of Human Action. [REVIEW]Robert Audi - 1980 - Synthese 44 (2):285 - 306.
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  10. Reason and Action. --.Bruce Aune - 1977 - Holland, Boston, D. Reidel Pub. Co.
  11. R. Taylor's "Action and Purpose". [REVIEW]Archie J. Bahm - 1967 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 28 (2):290.
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  12. Explaining the Actions of the Explainers.Annette Baier - 1985 - Erkenntnis 22 (1-3):155 - 173.
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  13. Action Theory.Annette Baier - 1979 - Grazer Philosophische Studien 9:185-198.
  14. The Search for Basic Actions.Annette Baier - 1971 - American Philosophical Quarterly 8 (2):161 - 170.
  15. Acting and Producing.Kurt Baier - 1965 - Journal of Philosophy 62 (21):645-648.
  16. Action: Explanation and Interpretation.Hiranmoy Banerjee & Tirthanath Bandyopadhyay (eds.) - 1990 - K.P. Bagchi & Co. In Collaboration with Jadavpur University.
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  17. Conclusive Reasons, Knowledge, and Action.John A. Barker & Fred Adams - 2012 - Philosophical Issues 22 (1):35-52.
  18. Do We Reflect While Performing Skillful Actions? Automaticity, Control, and the Perils of Distraction.Juan Pablo Bermúdez - forthcoming - Philosophical Psychology.
    From our everyday commuting to the gold medalist’s world-class performance, skillful actions are characterized by fine-grained, online agentive control. What is the proper explanation of such control? There are two traditional candidates: intellectualism explains skillful agentive control by reference to the agent’s propositional mental states; anti-intellectualism holds that propositional mental states or reflective processes are unnecessary, since skillful action is fully accounted for by automatic coping processes. I examine the evidence for three psychological phenomena recently held to support anti-intellectualism (choking (...)
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  19. Aquinas on Action and Action Explanation.Stephen Boulter - 2009 - In Constantine Sandis (ed.), New Essays on the Explanation of Action. Palgrave-Macmillan.
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  20. The Human Output System.Myles Brand - 1983 - Grazer Philosophische Studien 20:241-264.
    This paper recommends a framework for explaining largescale, complex actions. Philosophers have concentrated on simple actions — on hand raisings — far too long. Large-scale actions are the normal objects of legal and moral responsibility, as well as the kmd of activity for which the question of freedom is most pertinent. I focus on that part of the causal sequence constituting an action that begins after the decision and continues through the bodily movements: I call this part of the sequence (...)
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  21. Discovering Alvarez: Selected Works of Luis W. Alvarez, with Commentary by His Students and Colleagues. [REVIEW]Laurie Brown - 1989 - British Journal for the History of Science 22 (3):383-384.
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  22. Reasons as Explanations.John Brunero - 2013 - Philosophical Studies 165 (3):805-824.
    Can a normative reason be understood as a kind of explanation? I here consider and argue against two important analyses of reasons as explanations. John Broome argues that we can analyze reasons in terms of the concepts of explanation and ought. On his view, reasons to ϕ are either facts that explain why one ought to ϕ (what he calls “perfect reasons”) or facts that play a for-ϕ role in weighing explanations (what he calls “pro tanto reasons”). I argue against (...)
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  23. Aiming and Intending.Ann Bumpus - 2000 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 30 (4):581-595.
  24. Two Kinds of Purposive Action.Stephen Andrew Butterfill - 2001 - European Journal of Philosophy 9 (2):141–165.
    It is normally assumed that there is only one kind of purposive action. This article argues that there are two kinds of purposive action, which require different models of explanation. One kind of action is done without awareness of reasons; another kind of action is done because the agent is aware of reasons for that action. The argument starts by noting that philosophers disagree about what explains action. Some claim that actions are explained by impersonal facts, such as facts about (...)
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  25. Action, Explanation, and Understanding.Norman Sydney Care - 1964 - Dissertation, Yale University
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  26. Place and Time: On the Interplay of Historical Points of View.David Carr - 2001 - History and Theory 40 (4):153–167.
    A historians account of a past action must take into account the agent's point of view, and that point of view may differ radically from that of the historian. This difference of points of view, I argue may extend to the very place and time of the action in question. In this paper, by exploring the spatial and temporal aspects of action, agency, and description of past action, I try to describe the interplay of points of view between historian and (...)
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  27. Actions.Peter Cataldo - 1985 - New Scholasticism 59 (2):244-245.
  28. Non-Intentional Actions.David K. Chan - 1995 - American Philosophical Quarterly 32 (2):139 - 151.
    The aim of the paper is to show that there are actions which are non-intentional. An account is first given which links intentional and unintentional action to acting for a reason, or appropriate causation by an intention. Mannerisms and habitual actions are then presented as examples of behavior which are actions, but which are not done in the course of acting for a reason. This account has advantages over that of Hursthouse's "arational actions," which are allegedly intentional actions done for (...)
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  29. Inescapability and the Analysis of Agency.Philip Clark - 2014 - Abstracta 7:3-15.
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  30. A Principle of Rational Explanation?Randolph Clarke - 1992 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 30 (3):1-12.
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  31. The Principles of History: And Other Writings in Philosophy of History.R. G. Collingwood - 1999 - Oxford University Press.
    Published here for the first time is much of a final and long-anticipated work on philosophy of history by the great Oxford philosopher and historian R. G. Collingwood. The original text of this uncompleted work has only recently been discovered. It is accompanied by further, shorter writings on historical knowledge and inquiry. A lengthy editorial introduction sets these writings in their context, and discusses philosophical questions to which they give rise.
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  32. Review: The Will and Human Action From Antiquity to the Present Day. [REVIEW]J. Cottingham - 2006 - Mind 115 (459):793-796.
  33. Collingwood on Re-Enactment and the Identity of Thought.Giuseppina D'Oro - 2000 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 38 (1):87-101.
  34. Action, Content, and Inference.Jonathan Dancy - 2009 - In P. M. S. Hacker, Hans-Johann Glock & John Hyman (eds.), Wittgenstein and Analytic Philosophy: Essays for P.M.S. Hacker. Oxford University Press.
  35. Action in Moral Metaphysics.Jonathan Dancy - 2008 - In Constantine Sandis (ed.), New Essays on the Explanation of Action. Palgrave-Macmillan.
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  36. Causality, Representations, and the Explanation of Actions.Arthur C. Danto - 1979 - Tulane Studies in Philosophy 28:1-19.
  37. Mental Events.Donald Davidson - 1970 - In L. Foster & J. W. Swanson (eds.), Essays on Actions and Events. Clarendon Press. pp. 207-224.
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  38. Jaspers on Drives, Wants and Volitions.Ulrich Diehl - 2012 - Jahrbuch der Österreichischen Karl-Jaspers-Gesellschaft 25:101-125.
    In § 6 of his General Psychopathology (1st edition 1913) Jaspers distinguished between drives, wants and volitions as three different and irreducible kinds of motivational phenomena which are involved in human decision making and which may lead to successful actions. He has characterized the qualitative differences between volitions in comparison with basic vital drives and emotional wants such as being (a.) intentional, (b.) content-specific and (b.) directed towards concrete objects and actions as goals. Furthermore, Jaspers has presented and discussed three (...)
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  39. Explanation and Action: An Examination of the Controversy Between Hume and Some of His Contemporary Critics.Paul Joseph Dietl - 1964 - Dissertation, Indiana University
  40. 'Can an Action Have Many Descriptions?'?R. E. Dowling - 1967 - Inquiry 10 (1-4):447-448.
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  41. Laws and Explanation in History.William H. Dray - 1957 - Greenwood Press.
  42. Explanation, Mechanism, and Teleology.C. J. Ducasse - 1925 - Journal of Philosophy 22 (6):150-155.
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  43. Desire, Duty and Moral Absolutes.Antony Duff - 1980 - Philosophy 55 (212):223 - 238.
    Philosophers have often claimed that the requirements of morality have an absolute and categorical status. Other values may be relative to the agent's ends, other imperatives hypothetical on his desires: their requirements must be justified by relating the action enjoined to the attainment of those ends or desires, and can be avoided by being shown to be incompatible with them. But the requirements of morality bind us whatever our ends or desires might be: they are not to be justified by (...)
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  44. Understanding Human Action.Denis Dutton - 1984 - Philosophical Books 25 (1):38-41.
  45. Intentional Action and the Semantics of Gradable Expressions (On the Knobe Effect).Paul Egré - forthcoming - In B. Copley & F. Martin (eds.), Causation in Grammatical Structures. Oxford University Press.
    This paper examines an hypothesis put forward by Pettit and Knobe 2009 to account for the Knobe effect. According to Pettit and Knobe, one should look at the semantics of the adjective “intentional” on a par with that of other gradable adjectives such as “warm”, “rich” or “expensive”. What Pettit and Knobe’s analogy suggests is that the Knobe effect might be an instance of a much broader phenomenon which concerns the context-dependence of normative standards relevant for the application of gradable (...)
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  46. Reason and Causation in Davidson's Theory of Action Explanation.Carlos Moya Espí - 1998 - Critica 30 (89):29-43.
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  47. Action.Luca Ferrero - 2009 - In John Shand (ed.), Central Issues of Philosophy. Wiley-Blackwell. pp. 137-151.
  48. The Arithmetic of Intention.Anton Ford - 2015 - American Philosophical Quarterly 52 (2):129-143.
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  49. Essays on Anscombe's Intention.Anton Ford, Jennifer Hornsby & Frederick Stoutland (eds.) - 2011 - Harvard University Press.
    This collection of ten essays elucidates some of the more challenging aspects of Anscombe’s work and affirms her reputation as one of our most original ...
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  50. Similarity and Standards : Language, Cognition, and Action in Chinese and Western Thought.Christopher J. Fraser - unknown
    (Uncorrected OCR) Abstract of thesis entitled Similarity and Standards: Language, Cognition, and Action in Chinese and Western Thought Submitted by Christopher J. Fraser for the degree of Ph. D. (Philosophy) at the University of Hong Kong in March 1999 Early Chinese philosophical texts contain numerous passages that depict the perfected human life as a flow of immediate, automatic responses to the environment, occurring without thought, deliberation, or conscious intention. For readers versed in the Western philosophical tradition, this perfectionist vision is (...)
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