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The Philosophy of Action (Oxford Readings in Philosophy)

The Philosophy of Action (Oxford Readings in Philosophy)
Author: N/A
ISBN 13: 9780198751755
ISBN 10: 198751753
Edition: 1
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 1997-03-20
Format: Paperback
Pages: 320
List Price: $76.95

The latest offering in the highly successful Oxford Readings in Philosophy series, The Philosophy of Action features contributions from twelve leading figures in the field, including: Robert Audi, Michael Bratman, Donald Davidson, Wayne Davis, Harry Frankfurt, Carl Ginet, Gilbert Harman, Jennifer Hornsby, Jaegwon Kim, Hugh McCann, Paul Moser, and Brian O'Shaughnessy. Alfred Mele provides an introductory essay on the topics chosen and the questions they deal with. Topics addressed include intention, reasons for action, and the nature and explanation of internal action. A selective bibliography is included as a guide to further reading. Comprehensive and up-to-date, this collection provides an accessible and stimulating introduction for readers interested in the philosophy of action, the philosophy of mind, and moral philosophy.