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Mental Action

  • By: Matthew Soteriou
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

One central concern in the philosophy of action is to provide an account of what it is that distinguishes the things that merely happen to people—events they undergo—from the things they genuinely do, where these latter events are actions of an ...