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Human action, deliberation, and causation

Author: Jan Bransen; Stefaan E Cuypers
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, ©1998.
Series: Philosophical studies series, v. 77.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The essays collected together in this volume explore the commonsensical fact that our presence as reasonable agents makes a causal difference to the course of events in the world.

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Aufsatzsammlung
Kongress
Congresses
Congrès
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Bransen; Stefaan E Cuypers
ISBN: 0792352041 9780792352044
OCLC Number: 39368468
Notes: Essays presented at the Utrecht Conference on Human Action and Causality, Apr. 24-26, 1996.
Description: 298 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Possibility of philosophy of action / Michael Smith --
Real reasons / Frederick Stoutland --
Reasons and the first person / Jaegwon Kim --
Freedom in belief and desire / Philip Pettit & Michael Smith --
Goodwill, determinism and justification / Maureen Sie --
Making X happen / Jan Bransen --
Minds, machines, and money / Fred Dretske --
What can the semantic properties of innate representations explain? / Pierre Jacob --
Efficacy of content / Tim Crane --
Two claims that can save a nonreductive account of mental causation / Marc Slors --
What we do / Lynne Rudder Baker --
Robust activity, event-causation, and agent-causation / Stefaan E. Cuypers.
Series Title: Philosophical studies series, v. 77.
Responsibility: edited by Jan Bransen and Stefaan E. Cuypers.
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