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    Three theories of action

    Ruben, David (1997) Three theories of action. In: Holmström-Hintikka, G. and Tuomela, R. (eds.) Contemporary Action Theory. Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 267-286. ISBN 9789048149148.

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    Abstract

    Book synopsis: Contemporary Action Theory, Volume I (Individual Action) is concerned with topics in philosophical action theory such as reasons and causes of action, intentions, freedom of will and of action, omissions and norms in legal and ethical contexts, as well as activity, passivity and competence from medical points of view. Cognitive trying, freedom of the will and agent causation are challenges in the discussion on computers in action. The Volume consists of contributions by leading experts in the field written specifically for this volume. No comparable volume currently exists.

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    Item Type: Book Section
    Additional Information: DOI: 10.1007/978-94-017-0439-7
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Philosophy
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 19 Feb 2018 16:41
    Last Modified: 19 Feb 2018 16:41
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/21325

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