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For those of you who will be at the Pacific Division Meeting of the APA next week, don't forget to attend the SPA group session. The session is on themes from Donald Davidson's "Actions, Reasons, and Causes" (the fiftieth anniversary of this essay's publication is this year). If you are... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2013 at Flickers of Freedom
For those attending the Pacific APA, there are loads of sessions on agency apart from the one mentioned by Joe that should be of interest to readers of this blog. Also, apart from the main program, the Experimental Philosophy Society group session (Wednesday, 6:00-9:00) includes papers on agency and there... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2013 at Flickers of Freedom
This is a reminder for those of you who will be at the Central Division Meeting of the APA in New Orleans this week that there will be a Society for Philosophy of Agency group session at the meeting on Thursday. Check the program for the location. General information about... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2013 at Flickers of Freedom
Thanks to the hard work of Oisín Deery, the website for the Society for Philosophy of Agency is now up here. The Society is now accepting applications for membership. Membership is free and open to graduate students, professional philosophers, and researchers working on issues about human agency who work primarily... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2012 at Flickers of Freedom
Roman Altshuler asked if I could post this. CALL FOR PAPERS — TIME AND AGENCY George Washington University November, 18-19 2011 Invited Speakers: ● J. David Velleman, New York University ● Lynne Rudder Baker, University of Massachusetts, Amherst ● Shaun Gallagher, University of Central Florida Actions have a duration, they... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2011 at Flickers of Freedom
I learned about this from Leiter's Blog. Brian O'Shaugnessy has died. I did not know O'Shaugnessy. But, while I rarely found myself in agreement with the positions he defended, I can say that I learned a lot from his writings and always found his essays stimulating. Those familiar with his... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2010 at Flickers of Freedom
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Jun 16, 2010
The old Action Theory Page that I created ten years ago, and have neglected for the past five years, is finally being retired. In its place is a new and better website created by Constantine Sandis and me. The new site is simply called Philosophy of Action and is devoted... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2010 at Flickers of Freedom