Review - Mental Actions

By  Ulla Schmi from Metapsychology.

"Lucy O'Brien's and Matthew Soteriou's Mental Actions accounts for a phenomenon that has been a stepchild to both Philosophy of Mind and Philosophy of Action: Mental Action. One anthology later, that much is clear: they better had done differently. Mental Actions touches on core topics not only in the ontology of action, but also in the ontology, epistemology and phenomenology of the mind as well as on questions in moral philosophy. Three issues predominate: Are mental actions to be understood analogously to bodily actions?  How do we control and regulate them? How do we gain knowledge of our mental actions?"

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