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TitleAction Theory [electronic resource] : Proceedings of the Winnipeg Conference on Human Action, Held at Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, 9-11 May 1975 / edited by Myles Brand, Douglas Walton
ImprintDordrecht : Springer Netherlands, 1976
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-010-9074-2
Descript VI, 352 p. online resource

CONTENT

1. Introduction -- by the Editors -- 2. Basic Action -- Action, Knowledge, and Representation -- Intention, Practical Knowledge and Representation -- 3. The Volitional Theory Revisited -- Volitions Re-affirmed -- The Volitional Theory Revisited -- 4. The Logic of Action -- The Logic of Action -- The Twofold Structure and the Unity of Practical Thinking -- 5. Events and Actions -- Particulars, Events, and Actions -- Events as Property Exemplifications -- Events and Actions: Some Comments on Brand and Kim -- Reply to Martin -- 6. The Agency Theory -- The Agent as Cause -- How Does Agent Causality Work? -- 7. Abilities and other โ{128}{152}Cansโ{128}{153} -- โ{128}{152}Canโ{128}{153} in Theory and Practice: A Possible Worlds Analysis -- Time and Modality in the โ{128}{152}Canโ{128}{153} of Opportunity -- Comment on Waltonโ{128}{153}s Paper -- 8. Responsibility and Human Action -- Action and Responsibility -- Action and Responsibility -- 9. Decision Theory and Human Action -- The Morality of Cognitive Decision-Making -- Index of Names -- Index of Subjects


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