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The Resource Action in context, edited by Anton Leist

Action in context, edited by Anton Leist

Label
Action in context
Title
Action in context
Statement of responsibility
edited by Anton Leist
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The book illustrates the concept of action in three different contexts - the justification of actions, people's life history, and pragmatism. Because of itscomprehensive view, this volume marks a departure from the atomistic approach of action theory. Thisin itself raises a number of questions, which the ten contributors to this volume deal with in an instructive manner
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
128.4
Index
index present
LC call number
B105.A35
LC item number
A28 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Leist, Anton
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Act (Philosophy)
  • Philosophy
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Act (Philosophy)
  • Philosophy
  • Handlungstheorie
  • Handlung
Label
Action in context, edited by Anton Leist
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Through Contexts to Actions / Anton Leist -- Thought and Action / P.M.S. Hacker -- Reasons for Action and Psychological States / Frederick Stoutland -- Thomas Schmidt: Reasons for Action without Metaphysics? -- Causalist/Anti-causalist Debate in the Theory of Action: What It Is and Why It Matters / Maria Alvarez -- Philipp Huebl: In Defence of Causalism -- Two Ways to Understand Causality in Agency / Rowland Stout -- John Bishop: On the Importance of Reconciling Two Models of Causality in Agency -- Actions, Habits, and Practices / Todd Lekan -- Norbert Anwander: The Reach of Habit -- What Good is a Will? / J. David Velleman -- Neil Roughley: On the Ways and Uses of Intending: Lessons from Velleman's Bratman Critique -- Personal Identity and Agency: Towards Analytical Personalism / Stefaan E. Cuypers -- Marc Slors: Looking for the Real Enemy -- Units of Living / Rudiger Bittner -- Holger Baumann: Making Sense of Ourselves -- Knowledge in Action / Jennifer Hornsby -- Katia Saporiti: A Seeming Solution to a Seeming Puzzle in Explaining Action -- Cognition and Action / Anton Leist -- Joachim Schulte: Notes on Distinctions -- Action and Inquiry / Christopher Hookway -- Stephen Hetherington: Knowledgeable Inquiry
Control code
811407702
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 392 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783110898798
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)811407702
Label
Action in context, edited by Anton Leist
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Through Contexts to Actions / Anton Leist -- Thought and Action / P.M.S. Hacker -- Reasons for Action and Psychological States / Frederick Stoutland -- Thomas Schmidt: Reasons for Action without Metaphysics? -- Causalist/Anti-causalist Debate in the Theory of Action: What It Is and Why It Matters / Maria Alvarez -- Philipp Huebl: In Defence of Causalism -- Two Ways to Understand Causality in Agency / Rowland Stout -- John Bishop: On the Importance of Reconciling Two Models of Causality in Agency -- Actions, Habits, and Practices / Todd Lekan -- Norbert Anwander: The Reach of Habit -- What Good is a Will? / J. David Velleman -- Neil Roughley: On the Ways and Uses of Intending: Lessons from Velleman's Bratman Critique -- Personal Identity and Agency: Towards Analytical Personalism / Stefaan E. Cuypers -- Marc Slors: Looking for the Real Enemy -- Units of Living / Rudiger Bittner -- Holger Baumann: Making Sense of Ourselves -- Knowledge in Action / Jennifer Hornsby -- Katia Saporiti: A Seeming Solution to a Seeming Puzzle in Explaining Action -- Cognition and Action / Anton Leist -- Joachim Schulte: Notes on Distinctions -- Action and Inquiry / Christopher Hookway -- Stephen Hetherington: Knowledgeable Inquiry
Control code
811407702
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 392 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783110898798
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)811407702

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