Essays on Actions and Events

Essays on Actions and Events

by Donald Davidson
     
 

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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… 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.

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"A classic in its field."—P. F. Strawson

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ISBN-13:
9780198246374
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/28/1980
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.73(d)

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