Wiley-Blackwell (2010)

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Constantine Sandis
University of Hertfordshire
Timothy O'Connor
Indiana University, Bloomington
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A Companion to the Philosophy of Action offers a comprehensive overview of the issues and problems central to the philosophy of action. The first volume to survey the entire field of philosophy of action (the central issues and processes relating to human actions). Brings together specially commissioned chapters from international experts. Discusses a range of ideas and doctrines, including rationality, free will and determinism, virtuous action, criminal responsibility, Attribution Theory, and rational agency in evolutionary perspective. Individual chapters also cover prominent historic figures from Plato to Ricoeur. Can be approached as a complete narrative, but also serves as a work of reference. Offers rich insights into an area of philosophical thought that has attracted thinkers since the time of the ancient Greeks.
Keywords Action Theory
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Call number B105.A35.C65 2010
ISBN(s) 9781444323535   9781444390452   9781118346327   9781405187350   1405187352   9781118346327   1118346327   1444323539
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