- Series: New Waves in Philosophy
- Paperback: 288 pages
- Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan; 2011 edition (October 29, 2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0230230601
- ISBN-13: 978-0230230606
- Product Dimensions: 5.3 x 0.7 x 8.6 inches
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New Waves in Philosophy of Action 2011th Edition
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"New Waves in Philosophy of Action is an excellent collection of the most recent and innovative work in the field of philosophy of action, which includes the topics of free will and moral responsibility. The editors have brought together several rising stars , and they have taken care to cover the most intriguing controversies currently unfolding. This would make a wonderful book for a graduate class. It will certainly become required reading for scholars working in this field." - Michael McKenna, University of Arizona, USA
"This is an excellent collection of papers on action theory. I especially like the fact that the essays are by young philosophers whose ideas will shape discussion for years to come." - Storrs McCall, McGill University, Canada
"This volume is impressive and refreshing testimony to the liveliness of a new generation of philosophers of action - both in advancing well established debates and in helpfully extending the boundaries of the subject." - John Bishop, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
About the Author
ANDREI A. BUCKAREFF is Assistant Professor at Marist College, USA. He has published articles on topics in epistemology, philosophy of mind and action, and philosophy of religion.
KEITH FRANKISH is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the Open University, UK and Adjunct Professor with the Brain and Mind Programme of the University of Crete. He is author of Mind and Supermind (2004), Consciousness (2005) and numerous articles. He is also co-editor of In Two Minds: Dual Processes and Beyond (2009).
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