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

By Timothy O'Connor, Constantine Sandis

A better half to the Philosophy of motion deals a accomplished evaluate of the problems and difficulties valuable to the philosophy of action.

  • The first quantity to survey the total box of philosophy of motion (the crucial concerns and methods when it comes to human actions)
  • Brings jointly in particular commissioned chapters from foreign experts
  • Discusses a variety of principles and doctrines, together with rationality, loose will and determinism, virtuous motion, felony accountability, Attribution conception, and rational employer in evolutionary perspective
  • Individual chapters additionally hide famous historical figures from Plato to Ricoeur
  • Can be approached as an entire narrative, but additionally serves as a piece of reference
  • Offers wealthy insights into a space of philosophical proposal that has attracted thinkers because the time of the traditional Greeks

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