The nature of human action. Edited by Myles Brand. William K. Frankena, academic editor.

; Frankena, William K., editor
[Glenview, Ill.] Scott, Foresman [1970] .

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Other Authors Frankena, William K.,
Subjects Act (Philosophy)
Human beings.
Description 342 pages 24 cm
Copyright Date [1970]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-342).
Contents Section I. Action and Behavior : On Defining "A Person Performs an Action" -- Mere Behavior. Physiological Happenings and Bodily Actions / A.I. Melden -- Behavior Plus Some Concurrent Event. Action Equals Bodily Movement Plus Motive / A.I. Melden -- Voluntary Behavior. From Ethica Nicomachea / Aristotle. The Distinction Between Voluntary and Involuntary / Gilbert Ryle -- Volitions. Acting, Willing, Desiring / H.A. Prichard. Simple Action and Volition / Richard Taylor. The Will / Gilbert Ryle. Actions, Reasons, and Causes / Donald Davidson -- Conditionals. From Ethica Nicomachea / Aristotle. Choosing / T.F. Daveney -- Rule-Following. Action / A.I. Melden -- Responsibility. Responsibility and Action / Kurt Baier. Ascriptivism / P.T. Geach -- Section II. Ability and Possibility : On Defining "A Person can Perform an Action -- Physical Possibility. Ability as a Species of Possibility / Storrs McCall -- Conditionals. Free Will" / G.E. Moore. Freedom and Responsibility / P.H. Nowell-Smith. Ifs and Cans / J.L. Austin. Ifs, Cans and Causes / Keith Lehrer -- Mr. Lehrer on the Constitution of Cans / Bruce Goldberg & Herbert Heidelberger. Cans and Conditionals : A Rejoinder / Keith Lehrer -- J.L. Austin's Philosophical Papers / Roderick M. Chisholm -- Ability. Ability / Arnold S. Kaufman. Voluntary Abilities / Timothy Duggan & Bernard Gert -- Section III. Action and Logical Systems : Systematic Definitions of "A Person Performs an Action" and "A Person can Perform an Action" -- Historical Background. From Essays on the Active Powers of Man / Thomas Reid -- Action Description. On the Characterization of Actions / Micholas Rescher -- The Epistemic-Model Approach. Basic Actions / Arthur C. Danto -- The Teleological Approach. Thought and Purpose / Richard Taylor. Freedom and Action / Roderick M. Chisholm. He Could Have Done Otherwise / Roderick M. Chisholm -- The Event Approach. The Logic of Change and Action / Georg Henrik von Wright.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)62230
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