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    Trying to act

    Hornsby, Jennifer (2010) Trying to act. In: O’Connor, T. and Sandis, C. (eds.) A Companion to the Philosophy of Action. Blackwell Companions to Philosophy Series. Chicester: Wiley, pp. 18-25. ISBN 9781405187350.

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    Abstract

    Book synopsis: 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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    Item Type: Book Section
    School: School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Philosophy
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 11 Nov 2014 10:34
    Last Modified: 11 Nov 2014 10:34
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/10943

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