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Voluntary Action An Issue at the Interface of Nature and Culture (Psychology) by

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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  • Conscious & unconscious,
  • Neurosciences,
  • Philosophy of mind,
  • Physiological & neuro-psychology,
  • Movements - Humanism,
  • Congresses,
  • Philosophy,
  • Psychology,
  • Cognitive Psychology,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Cognitive Psychology,
  • Free will and determinism,
  • Intentionalism

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Edition Notes

ContributionsSabine Maasen (Editor), Wolfgang Prinz (Editor), Gerhard Roth (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages390
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9517537M
ISBN 10019857228X
ISBN 109780198572282

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