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Talking about action comes easily to us. We quickly make distinctions between voluntary and non-voluntary actions; we think we can tell what intentions are; we are confident about evaluating reasons offered in rational justification of action. Berent Enc provides a philosopher's sustained examination of these issues: he portrays action as belonging to the causal order of events in nature, a theory from which new and surprising accounts of intention and voluntary action emerge. Philosophers and cognitive scientists alike will find How We Act a provocative and enlightening read.
Keywords Act (Philosophy  Causation  Reasoning  Will  Decision making
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Call number B105.A35.E53 2003
ISBN(s) 9780199256020   0199204187   9780199204182   0199256020
DOI 10.1215/00318108-114-4-548
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