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Action Theory, Rationality and Compulsion (International Perspectives in Philosophy and Psychiatry)

Lennart Nordenfelt

Action Theory, Rationality and Compulsion (International Perspectives in Philosophy and Psychiatry)

by Lennart Nordenfelt

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages196
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Open LibraryOL7403207M
ISBN 100199214840
ISBN 109780199214846
OCLC/WorldCa141385810

The study of rationality and practical reason, or rationality in action, has been central to Western intellectual culture. In this invigorating book, John Searle lays out six claims of what he calls the Classical Model of rationality and shows why they are false. He then presents an alternative theory of the role of rationality in thought and /5. the McDonaldization of Contemporary Society book has been translated into 16 different languages, including German, French, Whereas practical rationality involves action, theoretical rationality is a cognitive process and has tended to be the province of Size: KB.

Compulsion and Addiction. Summary. Addictions and compulsions pose, most centrally, the question of how we ought to understand our actions when they are, by common understanding, not entirely free. Popular Rationality Books Showing of Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality (ebook) by. Eliezer Yudkowsky (Goodreads Author) (shelved 57 times as rationality) avg rating — 12, ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read.

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Action Theory, Rationality and Compulsion (International Perspectives in Philosophy and Psychiatry) by Lennart Nordenfelt Download PDF EPUB FB2

Rationality and Compulsion presents a unique examination of mental illness - derived from philosophical action theory. Delusion is common to many mental disorders, resulting in actions that, though perhaps rational to the individual, might seem entirely inappropriate or harmful to by: Chapter 3 Towards a theory of health and illness; Chapter 4 On the understanding and explanation of actions; Part 2 Irrationality, Compulsion, and Mental Disorder.

Chapter 5 Reasons for action and rationality; Chapter 6 On defective rationalization of action; Chapter 7 Towards a theory of mental disorder: the place of compulsionAuthor: Lennart Nordenfelt. Action Theory, Rationality and Compulsion Lennart Nordenfelt International Perspectives in Philosophy and Psychiatry.

This book presents a unique examination of mental illness. Though common to many mental disorders, delusions result in actions that, though perhaps rational to the individual, might seem entirely inappropriate or harmful to others. The topics of irrationality and compulsion—the latter term is identified as the inability to avoid a specific course of thought or action—are then discussed at length, as the author prepares the reader for a consideration of these concepts in relation to specific mental : Justin J.

Trevino. Rationality and Compulsion: Applying Action Theory to Psychiatry – By Lennart Nordenfelt. Rationality and Compulsion: Applying Action Theory to Psychiatry By Lennart Nordenfelt.

Oxford University Press, Oxford,pp., ISBN (Pbk)Author: Andrew Bloodworth. The strength of Searle's book is his defense of an internalist view of rationality and action, which resurrects his views on intentionality and speech acts.

He thoroughly demonstrates in one chapter how a Deductive Model in rationality (i.e., a practical syllogism ala Kenny) cannot by:   Rationality and Compulsion: Applying Action Theory to Psychiatry. Justin J. Trevino : Justin J. Trevino. In this chapter, I will go deeper into the analysis of the notion of compulsion in an action-theoretic context.

This analysis will be quite general and not tied simply to an ethical or legal context. In several previous analyses, the concept of compulsion has been analysed solely with regard to the case where compulsion is a justification of or excuse for moral or legal wrongdoing.

ACTION THEORY BY TALCOTT PARSONS A Talcott Parsons was born in Decem in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He studied economics and later political economics. He became a lecturer at Harvard University and later the department of social relations chair and pioneered the combinations of sociology, anthropology and psychology in development of principles addressing.

Lennart Nordenfelt, rationality and compulsion: applying action theory to psychiatry Nordenfelt's book is a worthwhile contribution to important issues in the philosophy of : Thomas Schramme. (English) Book (Refereed) Abstract [en] Rationality and Compulsion presents a unique examination of mental illness - derived from philosophical action theory.

Delusion is common to many mental disorders, resulting in actions that, though perhaps rational to the individual, might seem entirely inappropriate or harmful to others.

Lennart Nordenfelt, Rationality and Compulsion: Applying Action Theory to Psychiatry Oxford University Press, Oxford,ISBN£ (paperback) Thomas Schramme 1Author: Thomas Schramme.

Lennart Nordenfelt, Rationality and Compulsion: Applying Action Theory to Psychiatry. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.

It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Journal article views. Rationality and Compulsion: Applying Action Theory to Psychiatry / Andrew, Bloodworth.

Health Care Analysis, Volume: 17, Issue: 1, Pages. "This book presents a new analysis of the notion of compulsion - developed from action theory. The books starts with an introduction to action theory (for the benefit of non-philosophers). Rationality and compulsion: applying action theory to psychiatry.

Simple Rationality and compulsion: applying action theory to psychiatry. Nordenfelt, Lennart. Ersta Sköndal University College, Enheten för forskning i palliativ vård. (English) Book (Other academic) Place, publisher, year, edition, pages. The Theory of Communicative Action (German: Theorie des kommunikativen Handelns) is a two-volume book by the philosopher Jürgen Habermas, in which the author continues his project of finding a way to ground "the social sciences in a theory of language", which had been set out in On the Logic of the Social Sciences ().

The two volumes are Reason and the Rationalization of Society Author: Jürgen Habermas. Action theory (or theory of action) is an area in philosophy concerned with theories about the processes causing willful human bodily movements of a more or less complex kind. This area of thought involves epistemology, ethics, metaphysics, jurisprudence, and philosophy of mind.

Action theory views social action as something purposively shaped by individuals within a context to which they have given meaning. Action theory approach has its foundations in Max Weber's ‘ interpretive theory ’ which claims that it is necessary to know the subjective purpose and intent of the actor before an observer can understand the.Rationality and Compulsion: Applying Action Theory to Psychiatry.

Lennart Nordenfelt - - Oxford University Press. A Mental Model Analysis of Young Children's .Robert Audi's paper indicates how a number of questions in action theory might bear on problems in decision theory, and it suggests how some action-theoretic results may help in the construction or interpretation of theories of decision, both normative and empirical.

Carl Ginet's essay lays foundations for the conception of action.