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Sitting on Ryle's dilemma

Weir, G.R.S. (1985) Sitting on Ryle's dilemma. Philosophical Studies, 47 (2). pp. 295-303. ISSN 0031-8116

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Abstract

According to proponents of the volition theory of action it is volitions that make sense of the difference between voluntary and involuntary movements , and this founds the distinction between action and mere event.