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Rationality in action

Author: John R Searle
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2001.
Series: Jean Nicod lectures.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A novel investigation of rationality by philosopher John R. Searle.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Searle, John R.
Rationality in action.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2001
(DLC) 2001030166
(OCoLC)46240387
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John R Searle
ISBN: 9780262283342 0262283344 0262194635 9780262194631 0262692821 9780262692823
OCLC Number: 53191221
Language Note: English.
Notes: "A Bradford book."
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 303 pages).
Contents: 1. The classical model of rationality and its weaknesses --
2. The basic structure of intentionality, action, and meaning --
3. The gap : of time and the self --
4. The logical structure of reasons --
5. Some special features of practical reason : strong altruism as a logical requirement --
6. How we create desire-independent reasons for action --
7. 7. Weakness of will --
8. Why there is no deductive logic of practical reason --
9. Consciousness, free action, and the brain.
Series Title: Jean Nicod lectures.
Responsibility: John R. Searle.

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