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Routledge and Kegan Paul (1980)
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Jennifer Hornsby
Birkbeck College
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This book presents an events-based view of human action somewhat different from that of what is known as "standard story". A thesis about trying-to-do-something is distinguished from various volitionist theses. It is argued then that given a correct conception of action's antecedents, actions will be identified not with bodily movements but with causes of such movements.
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ISBN(s) 0710004524   9780710004529  
DOI 10.2307/2219118
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