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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Act (Philosophy),
  • Events (Philosophy)

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementDonald Davidson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB105.A35 D37
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 304 p. ;
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4115307M
ISBN 100198245297, 0198246374
LC Control Number80040064

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Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. To uphold the analyses, Davidson urges us to accept the existence of non‐recurrent particulars, events, along with that of persons and other objects. The final section employs this ontology of events to provide an anti‐reductionist answer to the mind/matter debate that Davidson labels ‘anomalous monism’. Read the full-text online edition of Essays on Actions and Events (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Essays on Actions and Events. Essays on Actions and Events. By Donald Davidson. No cover image. Essays on Actions and Events All the essays in this book have been published elsewhere, and each was designed to be more or less. Donald Davidson has prepared a new edition of his classic collection of Essays on Actions and Events, including two additional essays. In this seminal investigation of the nature of human action, Davidson argues for an ontology which includes events along with persons and other objects. Certain events are identified and explained as actions when they are viewed as caused and rationalized.

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