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Action, knowledger, and will

Author: John Hyman; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, cop. 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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John Hyman explores central problems in philosophy of action and the theory of knowledge, and connects these areas of enquiry in a new way. His approach to the dimensions of human action culminates  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Hyman; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 9780198735779 0198735774
OCLC Number: 934790618
Description: XI, [3], 255 s. : il. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preface ; 1. Agency and the Will ; 2. Action and Integration ; 3. Acts and Events ; 4. Voluntariness and Choice ; 5. Desire and Intention ; 6. Reason and Knowledge ; 7. Knowledge as an Ability ; 8. The Road to Larissa ; Appendix: The Modern Theory of the Will ; Endnotes ; Bibliography ; Acknowledgements ; Index
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