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Action Theory, Volume 22

Ernest Sosa (Editor), Enrique Villanueva (Editor), Berit Brogaard (Guest Editor)
ISBN: 978-1-118-54532-4
300 pages
November 2012, Wiley-Blackwell
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This is a collection of papers on action theory, very broadly conceived. It contains cutting-edge work by some of the most important contributors in the field.

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Table of Contents

Basic Causal Deviance, Action Repertoires, and Reliability
JESUS H. AGUILAR

Self-Defeating Self-Governance
CHRISOULA ANDREOU

Conclusive Reasons, Knowledge, and Action
JOHN A. BARKER ANDFRED ADAMS

Exercising Control in Practical Reasoning: Problems for Naturalism about Agency
JOHN BISHOP

Time, Rationality, and Self-Governance
MICHAEL E. BRATMAN

An Action Theoretic Problem for Intralevel Mental Causation
ANDREI A. BUCKAREFF

Are Hard Choices Cases of Incomparability?
RUTH CHANG

What is an Omission?
RANDOLPH CLARKE

Diachronic Constraints of Practical Rationality
LUCA FERRERO

Responsibility and Autonomy: The Problem of Mission Creep
JOHN MARTIN FISCHER

Free Will and Rational Coherency
PATRICIA GREENSPAN

Modest Libertarianism and Practical Reason
ISHTIYAQUE HAJI

Accountability and Some Social Dimensions of Human Agency
BENNETT W. HELM

Actions and Activity
JENNIFER HORNSBY

Making Decisions
HUGH J. MCCANN

Defending Nonhistorical Compatibilism: A Reply to Haji and Cuypers
MICHAEL MCKENNA

Folk Conceptions of Intentional Action
ALFRED R. MELE

Frankfurt Examples, Derivative Responsibility, and the Timing Objection
DERK PEREBOOM

The Norms of Acceptance
JOELLE PROUST

On the Relation Between Wanting and Willing
TAMAR SCHAPIRO

Action Explanation and the Free Will Debate: How Incompatibilist Arguments Go Wrong
SCOTT SEHON

Using Moral Principles to Guide Decisions
HOLLY SMITH

Four Objections to the Standard Story of Action (and Four Replies)
MICHAEL SMITH

Group Reasons
RAIMO TUOMELA

Why the Luck Problem Isn’t
MANUEL VARGAS
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