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History of Analytic Philosophy

Reasons and Causes

Causalism and Anti-Causalism in the Philosophy of Action

Editors: Laitinen, A., Sandis, C., D''Oro, Giuseppina (Eds.)

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Are the reasons for which we act the causes of our actions? In the nine essays collected here (including a major historical overview by the editors), experts in the field re-evaluate the history and current state of the reasons/causes debate.

About the authors

Maria Alvarez, King's College London, UK John Heil, Washington University in St Louis, USA Daniel D. Hutto, University of Hertfordshire, UK Brian P. McLaughlin, Rutgers University, USA Alfred R. Mele, Florida State University, USA Scott Sehon, Bowdoin College, in Brunswick, Maine, USA Karsten Stueber, College of the Holy Cross in Worcester Massachusetts, USA Julia Tanney, University of Kent, UK

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'The editors of this volume have put together a fine collection of papers. The chapters are consistently very good. Anyone doing scholarship on Davidson will find much of interest in here (especially the essays by D'Oro and Sandis, Hutto, and Heil). The same is true of philosophers working on mental causation. But this book will be of the most value to philosophers working in action theory, particularly those working on debates over reason-explanations.' - Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews


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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Reasons and Causes
Book Subtitle
Causalism and Anti-Causalism in the Philosophy of Action
Editors
  • A. Laitinen
  • C. Sandis
  • Giuseppina D''Oro
Series Title
History of Analytic Philosophy
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-58064-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 239
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