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Lilian O'Brien
University of Helsinki
  1. Philosophy of Action.Lilian O'Brien - 2014 - Palgrave MacMillan.
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    Side Effects and Asymmetry in Act-Type Attribution.Lilian O'Brien - 2015 - Philosophical Psychology 28 (7):1012-1025.
    Joshua Knobe's work has marshaled considerable support for the hypothesis that everyday judgments of whether an action is intentional are systematically influenced by evaluations of the action or agent. The main source of evidence for this hypothesis is a series of surveys that involve an agent either helping or harming something as a side effect. Respondents are much more likely to judge the side effect intentional if harm is involved. It is a remarkable feature of the discussion so far that (...)
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    Deviance and Causalism.Lilian O'Brien - 2012 - Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 93 (2):175-196.
    Drawing on the problem of deviance, I present a novel line of argumentation against causal theories of action. The causalist faces a dilemma: either she adopts a simple account of the causal route between intention and outcome, at the cost of failing to rule out deviance cases, or she adopts a more sophisticated account, at the cost of ruling out cases of intentional action in which the causal route is merely unusual. Underlying this dilemma, I argue, is that the agent's (...)
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  4. Davidson on justification and rationalization.Lilian O'brien - 2006 - Daimon: Revista Internacional de Filosofía 37:171-178.
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    Review of Personal Agency: The Metaphysics of Mind and Action. [REVIEW]Lilian O'Brien - 2011 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 89 (1):172-174.
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  6. Self-Evaluation in Intention: Individual and Shared.Lilian O'Brien - 2011 - In Anita Konzelmann Ziv, Hans-Bernhard Schmid & Keith Lehrer (eds.), Self-Evaluation: Affective and Social Grounds of Intentionality. Springer Verlag.