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Reasons and causes : causalism and anti-causalism in the philosophy of action

Reasons and causes : causalism and anti-causalism in the philosophy of action

Author: Giuseppina D'Oro
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmiilan, 2013.
Series: History of analytic philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:History of analytic philosophy

Are the reasons for which we act the causes of our actions? In the nine essays collected here (including a major historical overview by the editors), experts in the field re-evaluate the history and  Read more...


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Named Person: Donald Davidson
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Giuseppina D'Oro
ISBN: 9780230580640 0230580645
OCLC Number: 829739905
Description: xiv, 239 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: From anti-causalism to causalism and back : a history of the reasons/causes debate / Giuseppina D'Oro and Constantine Sandis --
Still a cause for concern : reasons, causes and explanations / Daniel D. Hutto --
Mental causation according to Davidson / John Heil --
Why rationalization is not a species of causal explanation / Brian P. McLaughlin --
Prolegomena to a cartographical investigation of cause and reason / Julia Tanney --
Explaining actions and explaining bodily movements / Maria Alvarez --
Actions, explanations, and causes / Alfred R. Mele --
The causal theory of action and the commitments of common sense psychology / Scott Sehon --
Explaining human agency : reasons, causes, and the first person perspective / Karsten Stueber.
Series Title: History of analytic philosophy.
Responsibility: edited by Giuseppina D'Oro, Keele University, UK, and Constantine Sandis, Oxford Brookes University, UK.
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