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This book deals with foundational issues in the theory of the nature of action, the intentionality of action, the compatibility of freedom of action with determinism, and the explantion of action. Ginet's is a volitional view: that every action has as its core a 'simple' mental action. He develops a sophisticated account of the individuation of actions and also propounds a challenging version of the view that freedom of action is incompatible with determinism.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521388184
ISBN-10: 052138818X
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x 10mm)
Pages: 172
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 30-Mar-1990
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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On Action by Carl Ginet

On Action

Hardback, March 1990
$148.50