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The Resource A theory of human action, Alvin I. Goldman

A theory of human action, Alvin I. Goldman

Label
A theory of human action
Title
A theory of human action
Statement of responsibility
Alvin I. Goldman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book articulates an original scheme for the conceptualization of action. Beginning with a new approach to the individuation of acts, it delineates the relationships between basic and non-basic acts and uses these relationships in the definition of ability and intentional action. The author exhibits the central role of wants and beliefs in the causation of acts and in the analysis of the concept of action. Professor Goldman suggests answers to fundamental questions about acts, and develops a set of ideas and principles that can be used in the philosophy of mind, the philosophy of languag
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Goldman, Alvin I
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Princeton Legacy Library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Psychology
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • Psychology
Label
A theory of human action, Alvin I. Goldman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acts -- The structure of action -- Intentional action -- Wanting -- Explanations of action in the behavioral sciences -- Determinism and predictability -- Ability, excuses, and constraint -- Epilogue : a look back and a look ahead
Control code
ocn905863786
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (245 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400868971
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt13gmpwc
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)905863786
Label
A theory of human action, Alvin I. Goldman
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acts -- The structure of action -- Intentional action -- Wanting -- Explanations of action in the behavioral sciences -- Determinism and predictability -- Ability, excuses, and constraint -- Epilogue : a look back and a look ahead
Control code
ocn905863786
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (245 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400868971
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt13gmpwc
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)905863786

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