A Companion to the Philosophy of Action offers a comprehensive overview of the issues and problems central to the philosophy of action.
The first volume to survey the entire field of philosophy of action (the central issues and processes relating to human actions)
Brings together specially commissioned chapters from international experts
Discusses a range of ideas and doctrines, including rationality, free will and determinism, virtuous action, criminal responsibility, Attribution Theory, and rational agency in evolutionary perspective
Individual chapters also cover prominent historic figures from Plato to Ricoeur
Can be approached as a complete narrative, but also serves as a work of reference
Offers rich insights into an area of philosophical thought that has attracted thinkers since the time of the ancient Greeks