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Essays on Davidson : actions and events

Author: Bruce Vermazen; Merrill B Hintikka
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1985.
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Previously unpublished essays by well-known philosophers on the philosophy of action, the metaphysics of causality, and the philosophy of psychology. Nine of the essays discuss Donald Davidson's work  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Essays on Davidson.
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1985
(OCoLC)654806206
Named Person: Donald Davidson; Donald Davidson; Donald Davidson
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Vermazen; Merrill B Hintikka
ISBN: 0198247494 9780198247494 0198249632 9780198249634
OCLC Number: 11134408
Description: viii, 257 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: [1.] Intention and action: Davidson's theory of intention / Michael Bratman --
Davidson on "weakness of the will" / Paul Grice and Judith Baker --
Intention and akrasia / Christopher Peacocke --
Intention and belief / D.F. Pears --
Hume's pride / Dan Bennett --
Negative acts / Bruce Vermazen --
[2.] Event and cause: The structure of states of affairs / Roderick M. Chisholm --
Causation and explanation / P.F. Strawson --
A world without events? / Irving Thalberg --
[3.] Philosophy of psychology: Is the mental supervenient on the physical? / Harry A. Lewis --
Davidson's minimal materialism / J.J.C. Smart --
Davidson's views on psychology as a science / Patrick Suppes --
Donald Davidson responds.
Responsibility: edited by Bruce Vermazen and Merrill B. Hintikka.
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