Essays on Actions and Events (Hardcover)

By Donald Davidson

OUP Oxford, 9780199246267, 352pp.

Publication Date: September 27, 2001

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Paperback (12/6/2001)

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Including two new essays, this remarkable volume is an updated edition of Davidson's classic Essays on Actions and Events (1980). A superb work on the nature of human action, it features influential discussions of numerous topics. These include the freedom to act; weakness of the will; the logical form of talk about actions, intentions, and causality; the logic of practical reasoning; Hume's theory of the indirect passions; and the nature and limits of decision theory.