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Action, Mind and Matter in G.H. von Wright’s Later Writings

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VonWright

In the final years of his tireless exploration of the problems arising from “man’s place in nature”, von Wright turned his attention to the philosophy of mind as it relates to rational agency and to its role in the construction of the world of facts. This paper shall highlight (i) how the concept of human action, based on time-bound categories, allows us to reconcile determinism and free action, according to the Kantian concept of man as a “citizen of two worlds”, of the intelligible world in which he is a free agent, and of the phenomenal world in which he is a body subject to causality; Leggi tutto »

 
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Critical Hermeneutics and (Sectarian) Analytics of Action

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ricoeur

Starting from a general problematisation of the role of philosophy today, this article thematises the philosophy of action in its different uses, in science and analytical philosophy as well as in phenomenology and hermeneutics. Leggi tutto »

 
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Jürgen Habermas on Linking Systems and Action Theory

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Habermas

Theoretical discussions have served to bridge the gap separating systems- and action-theoretical approaches; however, the question of their basic compatibility has rarely been raised. This paper takes up the effort of Jürgen Habermas at linking systems and action theory. Habermas seeks to overcome the limits of the theory of action by widening its scope in systems-theoretical terms. Leggi tutto »

 
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Hans Joas and the Creativity of Action

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Hans-Joas

This essay presents the fundamental aspects of the theory of the creativity of action as it is developed by Hans Joas, the German sociologist. The theory is based on the retrieval, started with a monograph on Mead, of American pragmatism; it is aimed at overcoming both utilitarianism and normativism through a criticism of their shared presuppositions, namely, the logic of means to ends, the disposability of the body, and the autonomy of the subject. Leggi tutto »

 
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