Five questions in the philosophy of action
Hornsby, Jennifer (2009) Five questions in the philosophy of action. In: Aguilar, J.H. and Buckareff, A.A. (eds.) Philosophy Of Action: 5 Questions. 5 Questions. Copenhagen, Denmark: Automatic Press/VIP. ISBN 8792130089.
Book synopsis: Broadly characterized, the philosophy of action encompasses a host of problems about the nature and scope of human action and agency, including, but not limited to, intention and intentional action, the ontology of action, reason-explanations of action, motivation and practical reason, free will and moral responsibility, mental agency, social action, controlling attitudes, akrasia and enkrasia, and many other issues. Philosophy of Action: 5 Questions is a collection of short interviews based on 5 questions presented to some of the most influential and prominent scholars in this philosophical field. We hear their views on philosophy of action, its aim, scope, use, the future, and how their work fits in these respects.
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|School:||Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Philosophy|
|Date Deposited:||15 Mar 2011 11:29|
|Last Modified:||17 Apr 2013 12:17|
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