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Author McLaughlin, Brian P.

Title Actions and events : perspectives on the philosophy of Donald Davidson / edited by Ernest LePore and Brian P. McLaughlin
Published Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York, NY, USA : B. Blackwell, 1985


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Description xiii, 507 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Actions, reasons, causes, and intentions / Ernest LePore & Brian P. McLaughlin -- Davidson's theory of intention / Michael Bratman -- Davidson on intentional action / George M. Wilson -- Davidson on intentional behavior / Frederick Stoutland -- Nature and scope of rational-choice explanation / Jon Elster -- Fishing the red herrings out of the sea of moral responsibility / Peter A. French -- Questions about motivation strength / Irving Thalberg -- Davidson on moral conflict / Frank Jackson -- Rhyme and reason : reflections on Davidson's version of having reasons / Annette C. Baier -- Reply to Annette Baier : rhyme and reason / David Pears -- Deception and division / Donald Davidson -- Semantics of action, event, and singular causal sentences / Ernest LePore -- Events and reification / W.V.O. Quine -- Reply to Quine on events / Donald Davidson -- Actions and events despite Bertrand Russell / James D. McCawley -- Adverb-dropping inferences and the Lemmon criterion / Jonathan Bennett -- Decompositional approach to modification / Jerrold J. Katz, Claudia Leacock & Yael Ravin -- Underlying events in the logical analysis of English / Terence Parsons -- How not to flip the prowler : transitive verbs of actions and the identity of actions / Lawrence Brian Lombard -- Causal relata / David H. Sanford -- Aspectual actions and Davidson's theory of events / Hector-Neri Castaneda -- Causation and explanation : a problem in Davidson's view on action and mind / Dagfinn Føllesdal -- Adverbs and subdeterminates / Roderick M. Chisholm -- Anomalous monism and the irreducibility of the mental / Brian P. McLaughlin -- Psychophysical laws / Jaegwon Kim -- Functionalism and anomalous monism / John McDowell -- Davidson's unintended attack on psychology / Alexander Rosenberg -- Why having a mind matters / Mark Johnston -- Against the token identity theory / Terence Horgan & Michael Tye -- Physicalism, events and part-whole relations / Jennifer Hornsby -- Davidson and Sartre / Esa Saarinen -- Rational animals / Donald Davidson -- Animal interpretation / Richard Jeffery
Analysis Man Actions Causes Theories of Davidson, Donald 1917-
Notes Contains many of the papers presented at a conference held at Rutgers University, Apr. 28, 1984; complements Truth and interpretation (1986) in which other essays appear
Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [488]-497
Subject Davidson, Donald, 1917-2003. Essays on actions and events
Act (Philosophy)
Events (Philosophy)
Author LePore, Ernest, 1950-
McLaughlin, Brian P.
LC no. 85004064
ISBN 063114451X
0631161872 (paperback)
Other Titles Truth and interpretation
Truth and interpretation