Life and Action: Elementary Structures of Practice and Practical Thought

Harvard University Press (2008)
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Part I: The representation of life -- Can life be given a real definition? -- The representation of the living individual -- The representation of the life-form itself -- Part II: Naive action theory -- Types of practical explanation -- Naive explanation of action -- Action and time -- Part III: Practical generality -- Two tendencies in practical philosophy -- Practices and dispositions as sources of the goodness of individual actions -- Practice and disposition as sources of individual action.
Keywords Ethics  Conduct of life  Life  Agent (Philosophy  Act (Philosophy
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Call number BJ37.T49 2008
ISBN(s) 9780674016705   067401670X
DOI 10.4159/9780674033962
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