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Philosophy of action : an anthology

Jonathan Dancy editor.; Constantine Sandis editor.


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  • Title:
    Philosophy of action : an anthology
  • Author: Jonathan Dancy editor.; Constantine Sandis editor.
  • Description: Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; Source Acknowledgments; Chapter 1 Philosophical Investigations 611-628; Part I Action and Agency; Introduction to Part I; 1.; 2.; 3.; References; Further Reading; Chapter 2 Agency; Notes; Chapter 3 Shooting, Killing and Dying; I; II; III; IV; V; VI; VII; Notes; Chapter 4 The Problem of Action; I; II; III; IV; V; Notes; Chapter 5 Agents and their Actions; 1. Agent Causation; 2. Actions and Events; 3. Bodily Movements; 4. What Actions Are; 5. Basic Actions; 6. Actions and Locations; Notes; Chapter 6 Agency and Actions; 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; Notes
    Part II Willing and TryingIntroduction to Part II; 1.; 2.; References; Further Reading; Chapter 7 Acting, Willing, Desiring; Notes; Chapter 8 The Will; 1. Foreword; 2. The Myth of Volitions; 3. The Distinction between Voluntary and Involuntary; Chapter 9 Acting and Trying to Act; 1; 2; 3; 4; Notes; References; Chapter 10 Action and Volition; 1. Agents and Actions; 2. Bodily Movements and Bodily Motions; 3. Voluntary Actions and Volitions; 4. Basic and Non-basic Voluntary Actions; 5. In Defence of Volitions; Notes; Part III Intention and Intentional Action; Introduction to Part III; 1.; 2.; 3.
    4.References; Further Reading; Chapter 11 Intention 1-9; Chapter 12 Knowing What I Am Doing; I; II; III; IV; V; VI; VII; Notes; Chapter 13 Intending; Notes; Chapter 14 Two Faces of Intention; 1. Consistency of Intention and the Simple View; 2. Objections and Replies; 3. Intention and Volition; 4. Intention and Motivational Potential; 5. Motivational Potential Extended; 6. Motivational Potential and the Distinctiveness of Intention; 7. Two Faces of Intention; Notes; Chapter 15 Acting As One Intends; Notes; Chapter 16 Intentional Action and Side Effects in Ordinary Language
    1. First Experiment2. Second Experiment; 3. Explaining the Results; Note; References; Chapter 17 The Toxin Puzzle; Note; Chapter 18 The Ontology of Social Agency; 0. Introduction; 1. Social Agents; 2. Social Actions; 3. Social Attitudes; 4. Ascribing Attitudes to Social Agents; 5. Social Agents' Knowledge of What They are Doing; 6. Bodily Movements and Action; 7. Individuating Agents; Notes; References; Part IV Acting for a Reason; Introduction to Part IV; 1.; 2.; Reference; Further Reading; Chapter 19 Actions, Reasons, and Causes; I; II; III; IV; Notes
    Chapter 20 How to Act for a Good Reason1. Psychologism: The Three-Part Story and the Normative Story; 2. Against the Three-Part Story; 3. Because He Believes That p; 4. The Role of Belief in the Psychologising Restatement of a Reason; 5. Factive and Non-Factive Explanations; Notes; References; Chapter 21 Acting for a Reason; 1. Introduction: Reason and Reasons; 2. Three Questions about Reasons; 3. Mental States and Good-making Properties; 4. The Goodness of Action; 5. Motivation: The Relation between Reasons and Actions; Notes; References; Chapter 22 Arational Actions; Notes
    Chapter 23 Agency, Reason, and the Good
    The Philosophy of Action: An Anthology is an authoritative collection of key work by top scholars, arranged thematically and accompanied by expert introductions written by the editors. This unique collection brings together a selection of the most influential essays from the 1960s to the present day. An invaluable collection that brings together a selection of the most important classic and contemporary articles in philosophy of action, from the 1960's to the present dayNo other broad-ranging and detailed coverage of this kind currently exists in the fieldEach themed section opens with a syno
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Publisher: Chichester, England : Wiley Blackwell
  • Format: 1 online resource (420 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-118-60453-9;ISBN 1-118-87924-4;ISBN 1-118-87900-7
  • Subjects: Act (Philosophy); Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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