A Companion to the Philosophy of Action (Blackwell by Timothy O'Connor,Constantine Sandis

By Timothy O'Connor,Constantine Sandis

A significant other to the Philosophy of Action bargains a finished evaluation of the problems and difficulties imperative to the philosophy of motion.

  • The first quantity to survey the whole box of philosophy of motion (the important matters and approaches in relation to human activities)
  • Brings jointly especially commissioned chapters from foreign specialists
  • Discusses a number of rules and doctrines, together with rationality, loose will and determinism, virtuous motion, legal accountability, Attribution thought, and rational enterprise in evolutionary viewpoint
  • Individual chapters additionally conceal widespread historical figures from Plato to Ricoeur
  • Can be approached as a whole narrative, but additionally serves as a piece of reference
  • Offers wealthy insights into a space of philosophical suggestion that has attracted thinkers because the time of the traditional Greeks

Show description

Read or Download A Companion to the Philosophy of Action (Blackwell Companions to Philosophy) PDF

Best consciousness & thought books

The Oxford Handbook of Rationality (Oxford Handbooks)

Rationality has lengthy been a important subject in philosophy, crossing commonplace divisions and different types. It maintains to draw a lot consciousness in released learn and educating through philosophers in addition to students in different disciplines, together with economics, psychology, and legislation. The Oxford instruction manual of Rationality is an critical connection with the present nation of play during this important and interdisciplinary sector of research.

The Good, the True, and the Beautiful: A Neuronal Approach (An Editions Odile Jacob Book)

During this interesting and ambitious discussion, a popular neurobiologist serves as consultant to the main advanced actual item within the dwelling global: the human mind. considering the most recent mind research—morphological, physiological, chemical, genetic—and putting those findings within the context of psychology, philosophy, paintings, and literature, Changeux ventures into the unexplored territories the place those various disciplines intersect.

Body Studies: An Introduction

Lately, physique stories has extended swiftly, changing into an more and more renowned box of analysis inside anthropology, sociology, and cultural experiences. This groundbreaking textbook takes the themes and theories from those disciplines, and combines them into one unmarried, simply obtainable textual content for college kids.

Phenomenology of Thinking: Philosophical Investigations into the Character of Cognitive Experiences (Routledge Research in Phenomenology)

This publication attracts connections among fresh advances in analytic philosophy of brain and insights from the wealthy phenomenological culture in regards to the nature of considering. by means of combining either analytic and continental methods, the quantity arrives at a extra finished figuring out of the psychological technique of "thinking" and the adventure and manipulation of gadgets of notion.

Additional info for A Companion to the Philosophy of Action (Blackwell Companions to Philosophy)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.80 of 5 – based on 34 votes