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Doing things for reasons

Author: Rüdiger Bittner
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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People do things for reasons, but what are reasons and how are they related to the resulting actions? Bittner explores this question and proposes an answer: a reason is a response to that state of affairs.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rüdiger Bittner
ISBN: 0195143647 9780195143645
OCLC Number: 57370507
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 204 pages)
Responsibility: Rüdiger Bittner.

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What exactly are the reasons we do things, and how are they related to the resulting actions? Bittner explores this question and proposes an answer: a reason is a response to that state of affairs.  Read more...

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thought-provoking and imaginative. * Krister Bykvist, Times Literary Supplement *

 
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