Essays on Actions and Events

ISBN-10: 0199246270

ISBN-13: 9780199246274

Edition: 2nd 2001 (Revised)

Authors: Donald Davidson

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Including two new essays, this remarkable volume is an updated edition of Davidson's classic Essays on Actions and Events (1980). A superb work on the nature of human action, it features influential discussions of numerous topics. These include the freedom to act; weakness of the will; the logical form of talk about actions, intentions, and causality; the logic of practical reasoning; Hume's theory of the indirect passions; and the nature and limits of decision theory.
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Book details

List price: $50.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/6/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

essays On Actions And Events
Essays on Actions and Events
Provenance of the Essays and Acknowledgements
Preface to the Second Edition
Introduction
Intention and Action
Actions, Reasons, and Causes
How is Weakness of the Will Possible?
Agency
Freedom to Act
Intending
Event and Cause
The Logical Form of Action Sentences
Causal Relations
The Individuation of Events
Events as Particulars
Eternal Vs. Ephemeral Events
Philosophy of Psychology
Mental Events
Psychology as Philosophy
The Material Mind
Hempel on Explaining Action
Hume's Cognitive Theory of Pride
Appendices
Bibliographical References
Index
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