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These previously unpublished essays present the newest developments in the thought of philosophers working on action and its explanation, focusing on a wide range of interlocking issues relating to agency, deliberation, motivation, mental causation, teleology, interpretive explanation and the ontology of actions and their reasons.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230522022
ISBN-10: 0230522025
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 28mm)
Pages: 442
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 28-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Constantine Sandis

MARIA ALVAREZ is a philosophy lecturer at the University of Southampton, UK ANNETTE BAIER (retired) taught at the universities of Aberdeen, Auckland, Sydney, Carnegie-Mellon, and Pittsburgh, and held visiting appointments at Florida Gainesville, City University of New York, and Michigan, USA STEPHEN BOULTER is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at Oxford Brookes University, UK JONATHAN DANCY is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Reading, UK, and at the University of Texas at Austin, USA FRED DRETSKE is Professor Emeritus at both Stanford University and University of Wisconsin. He is currently a senior research professor (no teaching) at Duke University, USA STEPHEN EVERSON is a lecturer at the University of York, UK PETER HACKER is Emeritus Research Fellow of St John's College, Oxford, UK SEAN DORRANCE KELLY is Professor of Philosophy at Harvard University, USA JOSHUA KNOBE works primarily in experimental philosophy at UNC-Chapel Hill, USA E. J. LOWE is Professor of Philosophy at Durham University, UK RICHARD MORAN is the Brian D. Young Professor of Philosophy at Harvard University, USA CHARLES PIGDEN teaches philosophy at Otago University, Dunedin, New Zealand A. W. PRICE is Reader in Philosophy at Birkbeck College, University of London, UK JOSEPH RAZ is professor at Columbia Law School, USA and a Research Professor University of Oxford, UK DAVID-HILLEL RUBEN is Director of NYU in London and Professor of Philosophy at Birkbeck, University of London, UK G. F. SCHUELER is Professor of Philosophy and Chair of the Philosophy Department at the University of Delaware, USA HELEN STEWARD is working on topics in the philosophy of action, specifically as they relate to the free will debate at University of Leeds, UK RALF STOECKER is professor for philosophy, particularly applied ethics, at the University of Potsdam, Germany MARTIN STONE teaches Law at Cardozo Law School, Yeshiva University and Philosophy at the New School Graduate Faculty in New York, USA ROWLAND STOUT is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at University College Dublin, Ireland FREDERICK STOUTLAND is Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at St. Olaf College, Minnesota, USA and Permanent Visiting Professor at Uppsala University, Sweden JULIA TANNEY is a Senior Lecturer (and presently Head of Philosophy) at the University of Kent, UK NICK ZANGWILL is Professor of Philosophy at Durham University, UK

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