Agency in Action: The Practical Rational Agency Machine
When agency or intentional causation has occurred, the theory presented here identifies an object ascribable to the agent - his action - which, through its properties, reveals its intentional cause.
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ACTION AS EXPLANATION
ITS TERMS AND RELATIONS
THE RATIONAL PROCESSES
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accident act-object action discourse action theory active attitude actual actus reus Ag/Ex Ag+H ww agency stream agent agent's efficacious intention agent's goal event akrasia antecedent Bratman causal function causal properties causal sufficiency Cause Theory Causes Is caused ceteris paribus cognitive COMMENTARY concatenation Davidson Davidsonian desire-that desire-to desires and intentions embarrass the government epistemic EVENT Causes event of agency explain explanatory objects extra-intentional property F/Ej F/Er field event GOAL-FUNCTIONAL identify inadvertence intended goal-functionality intentional object intentionally J.J. Thomson J.L. Austin LOGICAL SPACE means event mental event Michael Bratman mistake Model moral appraisal motivating event moving non-actual non-goal event NON-MEANS normative object ascribed occur practical rational agency practical reasoning PRAGMA premise process of practical properties and relations proto-desire proximate effect rational system relevant representation represented secret papers Single Effect Theory singular reference sinks the Bismark space of action Square of Un)Intentionality standard structure syntax Tirpitz unintentional unintentionality