Essays on Actions and Events

Essays on Actions and Events : Philosophical Essays Volume 1

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Description

This book is intended for all philosophers; psychologists and linguists interested in philosophy; anyone else interested in mind and action.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 346 pages
  • 146 x 225 x 23mm | 524g
  • Clarendon Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2nd ed.
  • 0199246262
  • 9780199246267
  • 2,815,073

Table of contents

1. ACTIONS, REASONS, AND CAUSES (1963) ; 6. THE LOGICAL FORM OF ACTION SENTENCES (1967) ; 11. MENTAL EVENTS (1970)
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Review quote

A classic in its field. * P. F. Strawson *
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About Donald Davidson

Donald Davidson is Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley. Donald Davidson is Willis S. and Marion Slusser Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley. He was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, and educated at Harvard, completing his Ph.D. in classical philosophy after serving in the US Navy from 1942 to 1945. Before coming to Berkeley in 1981, he was Professor at Stanford, Princeton, Rockefeller, and the University
of Chicago. He is a Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy.
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