New Essays on the Explanation of Action

  • Constantine Sandis

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction

    1. Constantine Sandis
      Pages 1-9
  3. Reasons and Causes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
    2. Stephen Everson
      Pages 22-47
    3. David-Hillel Ruben
      Pages 62-74
    4. G. F. Schueler
      Pages 112-131
    5. Richard Moran, Martin J. Stone
      Pages 132-168
    6. Joshua Knobe, Sean D. Kelly
      Pages 169-183
    7. Joseph Raz
      Pages 184-202
    8. Maria Alvarez
      Pages 203-219
    9. Annette Baier
      Pages 241-256
    10. Stephen Boulter
      Pages 257-275
    11. Ralf Stoecker
      Pages 276-292
  4. Agency and Moral Psychology

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 425-429

About this book


These previously unpublished essays present the newest developments in the thought of philosophers working on action and its explanation, focusing on a wide range of interlocking issues relating to agency, deliberation, motivation, mental causation, teleology, interpretive explanation and the ontology of actions and their reasons.


Aristotle cognitivism metaphysics morality ontology philosophy philosophy of mind reason

Editors and affiliations

  • Constantine Sandis
    • 1
  1. 1.Oxford Brookes University and NYULondonUK

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