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Causing human actions : new perspectives on the causal theory of action

Jesús H. Aguilar editor.; Andrei A. Buckareff editor.

2010

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  • Title:
    Causing human actions : new perspectives on the causal theory of action
  • Author: Jesús H. Aguilar editor.; Andrei A. Buckareff editor.
  • Description: Cover; Contents; Preface; 1 The Causal Theory of Action: Origins and Issues; 2 Renewed Questions about the Causal Theory of Action; 3 The Standard Story of Action: An Exchange (1); 4 The Standard Story of Action: An Exchange (2); 5 Skepticism about Natural Agency and the Causal Theory of Action; 6 Agential Systems, Causal Deviance, and Reliability; 7 What Are You Causing in Acting?; 8 Omissions and Causalism; 9 Intentional Omissions; 10 Comments on Clarke's "Intentional Omissions"; 11 Reply to Sartorio; 12 Causal and Deliberative Strength of Reasons for Action
    13 Teleological Explanations of Actions14 Teleology and Causal Understanding in Children's Theory of Mind; 15 Action Theory Meets Embodied Cognition; 16 Intentions as Complex Dynamical Attractors; 17 The Causal Theory of Action and the Still Puzzling Knobe Effect; References; Contributors; Index
    Leading figures working in the philosophy of action debate foundational issues relating to the causal theory of action.
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London, England : The MIT Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (336 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 0-262-28913-X
  • Subjects: Act (Philosophy); Action theory; Intentionality (Philosophy); Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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