A Companion to the Philosophy of Action

Original Publish Date: Aug 02, 2012
Product Number: EB00638478
Released: Mar 03, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118394243
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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A Companion to the Philosophy of Action offers a comprehensive overview of the issues and problems central to the philosophy of action. -The first volume to survey the entire field of philosophy of action (the central issues and processes relating to human actions) -Brings together specially commissioned chapters from international experts -Discusses a range of ideas and doctrines, including rationality, free will and determinism, virtuous action, criminal responsibility, Attribution Theory, and rational agency in evolutionary perspective -Individual chapters also cover prominent historic figures from Plato to Ricoeur -Can be approached as a complete narrative, but also serves as a work of reference -Offers rich insights into an area of philosophical thought that has attracted thinkers since the time of the ancient Greeks

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