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Causing human actions : new perspectives on the causal theory of action

Author: Jesús H Aguilar; Andrei A Buckareff
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2010
Series: Bradford book
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The causal theory of action (CTA) is widely recognized in the literature of the philosophy of action as the standard story of human action and agency--the nearest approximation in the field to a theoretical orthodoxy. This volume brings together leading figures working in action theory today to discuss issues relating to the CTA and its applications, which range from experimental philosophy to moral psychology. Some  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jesús H Aguilar; Andrei A Buckareff
ISBN: 9780262014564 0262014564 9780262514767 0262514761
OCLC Number: 761486285
Notes: "A Bradford Book."
Description: viii, 327 s
Series Title: Bradford book
Responsibility: edited by Jesús H. Aguilar and Andrei A. Buckareff

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Leading figures working in the philosophy of action debate foundational issues relating to the causal theory of action.  Read more...

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The editors can be congratulated on having put together a stimulating collection of papers on a debate which, as the quality and intensity of the discussions shows, is far from exhausted.-Analysis

 
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