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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2005) 114 (1): 128–131.
Published: 01 January 2005
...Tracy Isaacs David-Hillel Ruben, Action and Its Explanation. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. Pp. x, 240. Cornell University 2005 BOOK REVIEWS functional in nature, and an argument that tokens of such property types could be physically realized in Melnyk’s sense of the term. But this...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2005) 114 (3): 411–413.
Published: 01 July 2005
...Chrisoula Andreou G. F. Schueler, Reasons and Purposes: Human Rationality and the Teleological Explanation of Action. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2003. Pp. xii, 174. Cornell University 2005 BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical Review, Vol. 114, No. 3 (July 2005) G. F. Schueler...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2006) 115 (2): 169–198.
Published: 01 April 2006
... Belief II.” Mind 105 : 303 -13. Reprinted in Papers in Ethics and Social Philosophy, 55-67. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000. Marmor, Andrei. 2001 . Positive Law and Objective Values . Oxford: Clarendon. Mele, Alfred. 2004 . “Discussion—Velleman in Action and Agency...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2006) 115 (3): 317–354.
Published: 01 July 2006
...Martin Lin Cornell University 2006 Teleology and Human Action in Spinoza Martin Lin University of Toronto Spinoza enjoys a widespread reputation as the early modern philosopher who makes the most thoroughgoing and principled attack on...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2006) 115 (3): 389–391.
Published: 01 July 2006
...John Robertson John Searle, Rationality in Action . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. xii + 298 pp. Cornell University 2006 BOOK REVIEWS John Searle, Rationality in Action. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001. xii + 298 pp. This book, the core of which constituted the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2007) 116 (1): 145–147.
Published: 01 January 2007
...Todd Buras Gideon Yaffe, Manifest Activity: Thomas Reid's Theory of Action . New York: Oxford University Press, 2004. x + 167 pp. Cornell University 2007 BOOK REVIEWS Gary Iseminger, The Aesthetic Function of Art. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2004. x + 147 pp. This elegant...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2010) 119 (4): 593–595.
Published: 01 October 2010
...Yitzhak Y. Melamed; Oded Schechter Michael Quante, Hegel's Concept of Action , trans. Dean Moyar. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. xvi + 199 pp. © 2010 by Cornell University 2010 BOOK REVIEWS Michael Quante, Hegel’s Concept of Action,trans.DeanMoyar. Cambridge: Cambridge...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2012) 121 (2): 304–308.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Robert D. Rupert Clark Andy , Supersizing the Mind: Embodiment, Action, and Cognitive Extension . New York : Oxford University Press , 2008 . xxix +286 pp . © 2012 by Cornell University 2012 References Noë Alva . 2004 . Action in Perception . Cambridge, MA : MIT Press...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2016) 125 (2): 302–306.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Andrew Brook Wuerth Julian , Kant on Mind, Action, and Ethics . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2014 . xvi +349 pp. © 2016 by Cornell University 2016 As Wuerth himself makes clear in chapter 5, the last chapter of the first part of his big book, much of the value of the work he has...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2017) 126 (3): 404–410.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Kim Frost Hyman John , Action, Knowledge, and Will . Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2015 . xi + 255 pp . © 2017 by Cornell University 2017 Comprehensive action theories must juggle difficult issues in metaphysics, ethics, philosophy of mind, and epistemology, all at once. John Hyman's...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2000) 109 (3): 465–469.
Published: 01 July 2000
...Jennifer Church CONSCIOUSNESS IN ACTION. By S. L. Hurley. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1998. Pp. xii, 506. Cornell University 2000 BOOK REVLEWS I would say it’s a safe bet that he conceived of the ideas and arguments he put forth in the philosopher’s armchair. Why, then, did he...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2000) 109 (4): 632–635.
Published: 01 October 2000
...Carl Ginet THE WORKS OF AGENCY: ON HUMAN ACTION, WILL, AND FREEDOM. By Hugh J. McCann. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1998. Pp. x, 238. Cornell University 2000 BOOK REVIEWS because of the way we are. This is somehow true even for DOORKNOB and doorknobhood and BACHELOR and...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2001) 110 (4): 495–519.
Published: 01 October 2001
... visuomotor action, on the other. This “dual visual systems” hypothesis, which finds many echoes in various other bodies of cognitive scientific research, poses a prima facie challenge to the Assumption of Experience-Based Control. More importantly, it provides (I shall argue) fuel for an alternative and...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2002) 111 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 January 2002
...?” Journal of Philosophy 60 : 435 -445. Davidson, Donald. 1963 . “Actions, Reasons, and causes.” Journal of Philosophy 60 : 685 -700. Gibbard, Alan, and William Harper. 1978 . “Counterfactuals and Two Kinds of Expected Value.” In Foundations and Applications of Decision Theory , ed. C. A...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2001) 110 (3): 469–472.
Published: 01 July 2001
...Muhammad Ali Khalidi DYNAMICS IN ACTION: INTENTIONAL BEHAVIOR AS A COMPLEX SYSTEM. By Alicia Juarrero. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, 1999. Pp. x, 288. Cornell University 2001 BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical hinu,Vol. 110, No. 3 uuly 2001) DMVAMICS INACTION: INTENTONAL BEHAWOR AS...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2003) 112 (3): 339–393.
Published: 01 July 2003
...Kieran Setiya Cornell University 2003 Anscombe, G. E. M. 1963 . Intention . 2nd ed. Oxford: Basil Blackwell. ____. 1983 . The Causation of Action. In Knowledge and Mind , ed. C. Ginet and S. Shoemaker, 174 -90. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ____. 1989 . Practical Inference. In...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2011) 120 (1): 1–41.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Mark Schroeder According to a naive view sometimes apparent in the writings of moral philosophers, 'ought' often expresses a relation between agents and actions —the relation that obtains between an agent and an action when that action is what that agent ought to do. It is not part of this naive...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2002) 111 (2): 291–294.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Georg Theiner; Timothy O'Connor Paul M. Pietroski, Causing Actions. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. Pp.viii, 274. Cornell University 2002 BOOK REVIEWS Hookway’s book is not an easy read. It is detailed, technically oriented, and closely argued. It is however a “good” read...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2010) 119 (2): 201–242.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Julia Markovits This essay examines the thought that our right actions have moral worth only if we perform them for the right reasons. It argues against the view, often ascribed to Kant, that morally worthy actions must be performed because they are right and argues that Kantians and others ought...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2012) 121 (4): 611–618.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Joshua Gert Julia Markovits has recently argued for what she calls the ‘Coincident Reasons Thesis’: the thesis that one’s action is morally worthy if and only if one’s motivating reasons for acting mirror, in content and strength, the reasons that explain why the action ought, morally, to be...