Essays on Actions and Events

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Essays on Actions and Events iii
  • Contents vii
  • Provenance of the Essays and Acknowledgements ix
  • Preface to the Second Edition xiii
  • Introduction xv
  • Intention and Action 1
  • 1: Actions, Reasons, and Causes 3
  • 2: How is Weakness of the Will Possible? 21
  • 3: Agency 43
  • 4: Freedom to Act 63
  • 5: Intending 83
  • Event and Cause 103
  • 6: The Logical Form of Action Sentences 105
  • 7: Causal Relations 149
  • 8: The Individuation of Events 163
  • 9: Events as Particulars 181
  • 10: Eternal Vs. Ephemeral Events 189
  • Philosophy of Psychology 205
  • 11: Mental Events 207
  • 12: Psychology as Philosophy 229
  • 13: The Material Mind 245
  • 14: Hempel on Explaining Action 261
  • 15: Hume's Cognitive Theory of Pride 277
  • Appendices 291
  • Bibliographical References 313
  • Index 320
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