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Physicalism, Action, and Explanation

Paul K. Moser

in Philosophy after Objectivity: Making Sense in Perspective

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195081091
eISBN:
9780199852994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195081091.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter contends that explanatory strategies, including physicalist explanatory strategies, is perspectival in the way justifications and reasons are. This chapter assesses the prospects for a ... More


Desire, Practical Reason, and the Good

Sergio Tenenbaum (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195382440
eISBN:
9780199870158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382440.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Most philosophers working in moral psychology and practical reason think that either the notion of “good” or the notion of “desire” have central roles to play in our understanding of intentional ... More


Explanation and Normativity

Carolyn Price

in Functions in Mind: A Theory of Intentional Content

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242009
eISBN:
9780191696992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242009.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Science

This chapter sets outs the difficulties that a successful account of the theory of functions will need to overcome. It analyses the dispositional theory and the aetiological theory and argues that ... More


Structure of Intentions and Action

Geeta Ramana

in Human Action, Consciousness, and Problems of Representation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198097266
eISBN:
9780199082766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198097266.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter discusses the logic of intentions and intentionality and their explanatory role in human action. Intentions function in a variety of ways and it is a significant exercise to lay bare the ... More


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