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Mental Actions

Mental Actions

Author: Lucy O'Brien; Matthew Soteriou; Institute of philosophy (Londres)
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, cop. 2009.
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The twelve specially written essays in this volume investigate the neglected topic of mental action, and show its importance for the metaphysics, epistemology, and phenomenology of mind. The essays  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lucy O'Brien; Matthew Soteriou; Institute of philosophy (Londres)
ISBN: 0199225982 9780199225989
OCLC Number: 762346957
Notes: Actes d'un conférence tenu à l'Institute of philosophy, Londres en 2005.
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Description: 1 vol. (IX-286 p.) ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction ; 2. Mental Action: A Case Study ; 3. Judging and the Scope of Mental Agency ; 4. Reason in Action ; 5. Reason, Voluntariness and Moral Responsibility ; 6. Freedom and Practical Judgement ; 7. Two Kinds of Agency ; 8. Trying and Acting ; 9. Perceptual Activity and the Will ; 10. Mental Action and Self-Awareness (II): Epistemology ; 11. Mental Actions and the No-Content Problem ; 12. Mental Agency, Conscious Thinking and Phenomenal Character ; 13. Is There a Sense of Agency for Thought?
Responsibility: edited by Lucy O'Brien and Matthew Soteriou.
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This is a volume that genuinely breaks new ground, and one that will be of broad interest to philosophers of mind, action theorists, and moral psychologists. * Matthew Boyle, Notre Dame Philosophical Read more...

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