On Action

Cambridge University Press (1990)
Authors
Carl Ginet
Cornell University
Abstract
This book deals with foundational issues in the theory of the nature of action, the intentionality of action, the compatibility of freedom of action with determinism, and the explantion 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) 9781139173780   9780521381246
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