Readership: Scholars and students of philosophy, particularly philosophy of mind and ethics.
Edited by Sarah Stroud, Department of Philosophy, McGill University, Canada, and Christine Tappolet, Department of Philosophy, University of Montreal, Canada
"... an attractive volume ... Combining all the references together at the end proved to be very helpful as did the fine index ... this volume represents an important contribution to action theory, philosophy of mind and moral psychology, and should be read by anyone who works in these areas." - Journal of Moral Philosophy
"...a valuable resource for anyone interested in the nature of rational action." - Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews
Sarah Stroud and Christine Tappolet: Introduction
1: Michael Smith: Rational Capacities, or: How to Distinguish Recklessness, Weakness, and Compulsion
2: Richard Holton: How is Strength of Will Possible?
3: Philip Pettit: Akrasia, Collective and Individual
4: Christine Tappolet: Emotions and the Intelligibility of Akratic Action
5: Sarah Stroud: Weakness of Will and Practical Judgement
6: Sergio Tenenbaum: Accidie, Evaluation, and Motivation
7: Gary Watson: The Work of the Will
8: Ralph Wedgwood: Choosing Rationally and Choosing Correctly
9: Duncan MacIntosh: Prudence and the Temporal Structure of Practical Reasons
10: Joseph Heath: Practical Irrationality and the Structure of Decision Theory
11: Ronald de Sousa: Paradoxical Emotion: On sui generis Emotional Irrationality