Essays on Actions and Events / Edition 2

Essays on Actions and Events / Edition 2

by Donald Davidson
     
 

Including two new essays, this 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… See more details below

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Including two new essays, this 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199246274
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/06/2001
Series:
Philosophical Essays Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
1,052,951
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.80(d)

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