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O?Connor, Timothy

A Companion to the Philosophy of Action

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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

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
624 pages
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781444323535
Printed ISBN
9781405187350

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