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Freedom and Responsibility: Readings in Philosophy and Law

Herbert Morris - Free will and determinism - 1961 - 547 pages
...want it is a "grace of fate." L. WITTGENSTEIN, Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus And the problem arises : what is left over if I subtract the fact that my arm goes up from the fact that I raise my arm. L. WITTGENSTEIN, Philosophical Investigations If the knee is tapped, the leg normally flies out. If...
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Analytical Philosophy of Action

Arthur Coleman Danto - Act (Philosophy) - 1973 - 226 pages
...1968), pt. 3. 20 'Let us not forget this: When "I raise my arm", my arm goes up. And the problem arises: what is left over if I subtract the fact that my arm goes up from the fact that I raise my arm?' Ludwig Wittgenstein, Philosophical Investigations (Oxford; Blackwell, 1953), para. 621. 21 I have chiefly...
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Wittgenstein’s Language

T. Binkley - Philosophy - 1973 - 228 pages
...this: when "I raise my arm," my arm goes up. And the problem arises : what is left over if I substract the fact that my arm goes up from the fact that I raise my arm? (Are the kinaesthetic sensations my willing?) (§ 621) Wittgenstein connects changing a way of seeing...
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Reason and Action

Bruce Aune - Philosophy - 1977 - 206 pages
...PRICHARD'S THEORY OF VOLUNTARY ACTIVITY When Wittgenstein raised the question 'What is left over if you subtract the fact that my arm goes up from the fact that I raise my arm?' he was concerned with an example of what Hume called 'knowingly giving rise to a movement.' 1 For traditional...
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Understanding Human Action: Social Explanation and the Vision of Social Science

Michael A. Simon - Psychology - 1982 - 226 pages
...performing the action and whatever remains after that event hs been subtracted. (Cf. Wittgenstein: "What is left over if I subtract the fact that my arm goes up from the fact that I raise my arm?")" If what is left over is another event, then actions will have been analyzed in terms of event causation....
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Methodology for the Human Sciences: Systems of Inquiry

Donald Polkinghorne - Science - 1983 - 349 pages
...in this way: Let us not forget this: "When I raise my arm," my arm goes up. And the problem arises: What is left over if I subtract the fact that my arm goes up from the fact that I raise my arm? 7 In other words: How are human actions significantly different from the rest of the changes that occur...
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Intentionality: An Essay in the Philosophy of Mind

John R. Searle - Philosophy - 1983 - 278 pages
...parallel between action and perception further by considering Wittgenstein's question: If I raise my arm, what is left over if I subtract the fact that my arm went up? 6 The question seems to me exactly analogous to the question: If I see the table what is left...
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Critical Hermeneutics: A Study in the Thought of Paul Ricoeur and Jürgen ...

John B. Thompson - Philosophy - 1984 - 268 pages
...provocative question: Let us not forget this: when 'I raise my arm', my arm goes up. And the problem arises: what is left over if I subtract the fact that my arm goes up from the fact that I raise my arm?62 It is a traditional temptation to reply to such a question by appealing to an act of volition,...
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Law and Psychiatry: Rethinking the Relationship

Michael S. Moore - Medical - 1984 - 527 pages
...(basic) actions from those that are not. What we seek is an answer to Wittgenstein's famous question, "What is left over if I subtract the fact that my arm goes up from the fact that 1 raise my arm?"*5 The answer of some contemporary action theorists has been to explain, in terms of...
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The Philosophy of Mind: An Introduction

Peter Smith - Philosophy - 1986 - 282 pages
The discussions throughout this book are exceptionally clear, and the writing uncomplicated, to make available to the students a wealth of detailed argument in the philosophy ...
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