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A Companion to the Philosophy of Action free pdf 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

About Timothy O'Connor

Timothy O Connor is Professor and Department Chair ofphilosophy at Indiana University Bloomington, and a member of itsCognitive Sciences program. He has published extensively inmetaphysics, philosophy of mind and action, and philosophy ofreligion. His books include Agents, Causes, and Events: Essayson Indeterminism and Free Will (ed. 1995), Persons andCauses: The Metaphysics of Free Will (2000), Philosophy ofMind: Contemporary Readings (ed. 2003), Theism and UltimateExplanation: The Necessary Shape of Contingency (2008) and Downward Causation and the Necessity of Free Will (ed.2010).

Constantine Sandis is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy atOxford Brookes University and New York University in London. He isthe editor of New Essays on the Explanation of Action (2009)and Hegel on Action (with Arto Laitinen, 2010), and authorof The Things We Do and Why We Do Them (2010).


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Author : Timothy O'Connor
Publisher : John Wiley
Data Published : 14 September 2012
ISBN : 1118346327
EAN : 9781118346327
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 660 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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