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Voluntary Action and the Three Forms of Binding in the Brain

Ezequiel Morsella, Tara C. Dennehy, and John A. Bargh

in Decomposing the Will

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199746996
eISBN:
9780199332502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746996.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Historically, consciousness has been linked to the highest of intellectual functions. For example, investigators have proposed that the primary function of consciousness pertains to language, “theory ... More


Substance Causation, Powers, and Human Agency

E. J. Lowe

in Mental Causation and Ontology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199603770
eISBN:
9780191747670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603770.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

Within the general framework of a powers-based theory of substance causation, the human will is argued to be a unique kind of spontaneous power, distinguished by the facts that it is a two-way ... More


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