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New Essays on the Explanation of Action Hardcover – February 3, 2009

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'This is the most interesting collection of new articles in the philosophy of action for several years, and a clear signal that the orthodoxies of the last forty years are at last giving way to more plausible and fruitful philosophical ideas.' - John Hyman, University of Oxford, UK 'Constantine Sandis has done a remarkable job of collecting some of the best essays on explanation of action!Sandis' anthology is a wonderfully informative collection of essays on action explanation.' -- Joseph Ulatowski, University of Nevada, Metapsychology 'The discussions in this collection helpfully locate central issues that are up for re-thinking in the re-assessment of contemporary philosophy of action.'-- Robert Dunn, University of Sidney, Analysis

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CONSTANTINE SANDIS is a senior lecturer in Philosophy at Oxford Brookes University and NYU in London, UK. He is currently co-editing, with Timothy O Connor, A Companion to the Philosophy of Action.

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Constantine Sandis is Professor of Philosophy at Oxford Brookes University and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, UK. His work centres around philosophical questions relating to action, explanation, and understanding.

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