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Action theory

Author: Ernest Sosa; Enrique Villanueva; Berit Brogaard; Sociedad Filosófica Ibero Americana. Conference
Publisher: Boston, MA ; Oxford, UK : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012. ©2012
Series: Philosophical issues, 22.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a collection of papers on action theory, very broadly conceived. It contains cutting-edge work by some of the most important contributors in the field. .

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest Sosa; Enrique Villanueva; Berit Brogaard; Sociedad Filosófica Ibero Americana. Conference
ISBN: 111854532X 9781118545324
OCLC Number: 810533975
Notes: "This volume includes the papers from the 18th Conference of the Sociedad Filosófica Iberoamericana (SOFIA)."
Description: 436 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Basic causal deviance, action repertoires, and reliability / Jesús H. Aguilar --
Self-defeating self-governance / Chrisoula Andreou --
Conclusive reasons, knowledge, and action / John A. Barker and Fred Adams --
Exercising control in practical reasoning: problems for naturalism about agency / John Bishop --
Time, rationality, and self-governance / Michael E. Bratman --
An action theoretic problem for intralevel mental causation / Andrei A. Buckareff --
Are hard choices cases for incomparability? / Ruth Chang --
What is an omission? / Randolph Clarke --
Diachronic constraints of practical rationality / Luca Ferrero --
Responsibility and autonomy: the problem of mission creep / John Martin Fischer --
Free will and rational coherency / Patricia Greenspan --
Modest libertarianism and practical reason / Ishtiyaque Haji --
Accountability and some social dimensions of human agency / Bennett W. Helm --
Actions and activity / Jennifer Hornsby --
Making decisions / Hugh J. McCann --
Defending nonhistorical compatibilism: a reply to Haji and Cuypers / Michael McKenna --
Folk conceptions of intentional action / Alfred R. Mele --
Frankfurt examples, derivative responsibility, and the timing objection / Derk Pereboom --
The norms of acceptance / Joëlle Proust --
On the relation between wanting and willing / Tamar Schapiro --
Action explanation and the free will debate: how incompatibilist arguments go wrong / Scott Sehon --
Using moral principles to guide decisions / Holly Smith --
Four objections to the standard story of action (and four replies) / Michael Smith --
Group reasons / Raimo Tuomela --
Why the luck problem isn't / Manuel Vargas.
Series Title: Philosophical issues, 22.
Responsibility: edited by Ernest Sosa and Enrique Villanueva ; guest editor, Berit Brogaard.

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