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The Logical Foundations of Means‐End Reasoning

John L. Pollock

in Common Sense, Reasoning, and Rationality

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195147667
eISBN:
9780199785865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195147669.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter focuses on one aspect of practical cognition — plan-construction. Human plan-construction is generally based on means-end reasoning. Means-end reasoning is concerned with finding the ... More


Expressing Emotions: From Action to Art

Sabine A. Doring

in Art, Mind, and Narrative: Themes from the Work of Peter Goldie

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198769736
eISBN:
9780191822575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769736.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter argues that expression of emotion in art is a special case of expressive action. Insofar as it expresses emotions, art, like any expressive action, embodies and signals not just a mental ... More


Reasoning about Means

Ingmar Persson

in Reasons in Action: A Reductionist Account of Intentional Action

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198845034
eISBN:
9780191880391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845034.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

An advantage of using conditionals as the standard formula for reasons for action is that the conditional form can also be used to bring out the structure of reasons for belief—thus making possible a ... More


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