Philosophical Perspectives, Action and Freedom

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James Tomberlin
Wiley, Dec 19, 2000 - Philosophy - 480 pages
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This fourteenth volume in the Philosophical Perspectives Series explores issues of action and freedom. Original essays by leading scholars include: "The Survival of the Sentient," "Goal-directed Action:Teleological Explanations, Causal Theories, and Deviance," "Alternative Possibilities and Causal Histories," "Free Will Remains a Mystery," and "From Self Psychology to Moral Psychology."

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James E. Tomberlin is Professor of Philosophy at California State University, Northridge, where he has taught since completing graduate study at Wayne State University in 1969. He has published more than seventy essays and reviews in action theory, deontic logic, metaphysics, philosophy of language, mind, religion, and the theory of knowledge. Besides editorship of the present series, he has edited Agent, Language and the Structure of the World (Hackett, 1983), Hector-Neri Casteneda, Profiles (D. Reidel, 1986) and he co-edited Alvin Plantinga, Profiles (D. Reidel, 1985).

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