New Waves in Philosophy of Action

New Waves in Philosophy of Action

Paperback(2011)

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ISBN-13: 9780230230606
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 12/07/2010
Series: New Waves in Philosophy Series
Edition description: 2011
Pages: 276
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

TIM BAYNE is University Lecturer in the Philosophy of Mind at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of St. Catherine's College, UK
LISA BORTOLOTTI is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Birmingham, UK
SARA RACHEL CHANT is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Missouri-Columbia, USA
NEIL LEVY is Director of Research at the Oxford Centre for Neuroethics and Head of Neuroethics at the Florey Neuroscience Institutes, Melbourne, Australia
DYLAN MURRAY is a Brains and Behavior Fellow in the Philosophy Department and the Neuroscience Institute at Georgia State University, USA
EDDY NAHMIAS is an Associate Professor in the Philosophy Department and the Neuroscience Institute at Georgia State University, USA
THOMAS NADELHOFFER is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Dickinson College, USA
BILL POLLARD is an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh, UK
CAROLINA SARTORIO is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Arizona, USA
MARKUS SCHLOSSER is a Research Fellow at the University of Leiden, The Netherlands
YONATAN SHEMMER is a Lecturer of Philosophy at The University of Sheffield, UK
MATTHEW SOTERIOU is Reader in Philosophy at the University of Warwick, UK
MANUEL VARGAS is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of San Francisco, USA

Table of Contents

List of Figures vii

Series Editors' Preface viii

Notes on Contributors ix

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction Jesús Aguilar Andrei Buckareff Keith Frankish 1

Part I Foundations of Action and Agency 11

1 Agency, Ownership, and the Standard Theory Markus E. Schlosser 13

2 Failing to Do the Impossible Carolina Sartorio 32

3 Experimental Philosophy of Action Thomas Nadelhoffer 50

Part II Autonomy 79

4 Identification, Psychology, and Habits Bill Pollard 81

5 Mass Perverse Identification: An Argument for a Modest Concept of Autonomy Yonatan Shemmer 98

6 Cartesian Reflections on the Autonomy of the Mental Matthew Soteriou 122

Part III Free Agency 141

7 The Revisionist Turn: A Brief History of Recent Work on Free Will Manuel Vargas 143

8 Luck and Free Will Neil Levy 173

9 Experimental Philosophy on Free Will: An Error Theory for Incompatibilist Intuitions Eddy Nahmias Dylan Murray 189

Part IV Action and Agency in Context 217

10 Agentive Experience as Pushmi-Pullyu Representations Tim Bayne 219

11 Double Bookkeepping in Delusions: Explaining the Gap between Saying and Doing Lisa Bortolotti 237

12 The Limits of Rationality in Collective Action Explanations Sara Rachel Chant 257

Index 274

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