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

By Timothy O'Connor, Constantine Sandis

A significant other to the Philosophy of motion bargains a accomplished evaluation of the problems and difficulties principal to the philosophy of action.

  • The first quantity to survey the complete box of philosophy of motion (the significant concerns and tactics in relation to human actions)
  • Brings jointly specifically commissioned chapters from overseas experts
  • Discusses a number of principles and doctrines, together with rationality, unfastened will and determinism, virtuous motion, felony accountability, Attribution conception, and rational service provider in evolutionary perspective
  • Individual chapters additionally disguise famous ancient figures from Plato to Ricoeur
  • Can be approached as an entire narrative, but in addition serves as a piece of reference
  • Offers wealthy insights into a space of philosophical inspiration that has attracted thinkers because the time of the traditional Greeks

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