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Aristotle on action and agency

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Many consider Aristotle the father of philosophy of action. This sentiment is shared by contemporary philosophers with opposing views on action. The guiding question of this thesis is to determine what philosophy of action might look like for Aristotle by considering the questions Aristotle investigates, his philosophical framework within which he develops his answers, and the basic assumptions he makes in answering his questions. This requires investigating Aristotle’s views on capacities, n...

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HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
Oxford college:
New College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-1214-2105

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University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
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Supervisor
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English and Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
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Deposit date:
2022-08-20

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