Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Actions, philosophy: Actions are conscious or unconscious human actions as opposed to physical events. The action can take place against the will of the agent, but only if the opposed will is not strong enough to prevent the execution entirely.
 
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Action / Austin: actions are very different - szneezing, to, win wars: life is not simply a sequence of actions - excuse does not match every verb - a way to characterize actions - e.g. "voluntarily" / AustinVsRyle: this is not a characteristic of actions such as "truth," not of assertions - rather a name of a dimension
John L. Austin
I Austin Wahrheit in: Wahrheitstheorien Hrsg. Skirbekk, Frankfurt/M 1996
II Jörgen Husted "Austin" aus :Hügli (Hrsg) Philosophie im 20. Jahrhhundert, Reinbek 1993
III Austin: "Ein Plädoyer für Entschuldigungen" aus: Linguistik und Philosophie (Grewendorf/Meggle(Hg)) Frankfurt (Athenäum) 1974/1995


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-30