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  Action (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
That movement is merely the causal upshot of her guiding action, just as the onset of illumination in the light bulb is the mere effect of her action when she turned on the light.
In “Actions, Reasons, and, Causes,” Davidson first pointed out that the thesis that there are no reason-to-action laws is crucially ambiguous between a stronger and a weaker reading, and he observes that it is the stronger version that is required for the non-causalist conclusion.
The theory of action should be able to explain the differences between Smith's reasons and the import they have for her in the two contrasting cases.
plato.stanford.edu /entries/action   (0 words)

  Action movie - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Action films have mainly become a mostly-American genre, although there have been a significant number of action films from Hong Kong which are primarily modern variations of the martial arts film.
Actors in action movies are now much more skilled in the art and aesthetic of fighting than they have been in the past, apart from a few acknowledged fighters like Steven Seagal.
However, in most action movies since the 1970s, the female character in an action movie is usually portrayed as incompetent and lacking in good judgment.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Action_film   (994 words)

 Action Figure Encyclopedia @ ArtisticNudity.com (Artistic Nudity)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the early 1980s, the burgeoning popularity of Japanese robot cartoons such as Gundam encouraged Takara to reinvent the Microman line as the Micro Robots, moving from the cyborg action figure concept to the concept of the living robot.
The 1980s spawned all sorts of action figure lines, many based on cartoon series' which were one of the largest marketing tools for toy companies.
One of the most popular action figure lines of the late 80s and early 90s, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles were produced in such high quantities that the value for most figures would never be higher than a few dollars.
www.artisticnudity.com /encyclopedia/Action_figure   (749 words)

 Action - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Action movie, a film genre that focus on spectacle and violence over complex plotting.
Action genre, other media, such as animation, analogous to an action movie.
Direct action, a political term for acting on things that directly affect you.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Action   (223 words)

 Action Quotes | Action Quotations | Action Sayings | Wisdom Quotes
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
Now because action is always a decisive factor, something really good can result from an active error, because the effect of all that has been done reaches out into infinity.
Action indeed is the sole medium of expression for ethics.
www.wisdomquotes.com /cat_action.html   (2516 words)

 Peace Action
The plan details a 3-day air strike against 1.500 Iranian targets designed to obliterate the state military.
Pinprick strikes on nuclear facilities were not considered because, according to an unnamed national security expert, “Whether you go for pinprick strikes or all-out military action, the reaction from the Iranians will be the same.” Missing from the report was a comprehensive analysis on the affect of such a strike on the Iranian citizenry.
The work of Peace Action and the Peace Action Education Fund is made possible thanks to the generous support of our members and the following foundations:
www.peace-action.org   (484 words)

 Action International Ministries - About ACTION
ACTION is an evangelical, nondenominational missionary-sending agency that works in major urban centers of Asia, Latin America and Africa.
ACTION missionaries reveal the Gospel and love of Christ to neglected and abused children and their families through practical ministries that specialize in reaching the urban poor.
To date, there are five separate Action International Ministries corporations: USA (incorporated in 1975), Canada (1980), Philippines (1990), Colombia (incorporated in 1992 and admitted to the International Council in 2001), and the United Kingdom (1996).
www.actionintl.org /action/content/blogcategory/193/119   (423 words)

 Action Stations! (Do or Die)
If the action is going to be at night make this second recce at night as well so as to familiarise yourself with the area in the dark.
If the action doesn't go according to plan and people are forced to scatter, try to stay with your buddy or group, move fast and keep in mind the direction you are going.
Before the action it seemed a toss-up between the risks of driving a conspicuous convoy around the countryside, or attempting to hide the vehicles near the escape route and hope they weren't spotted.
www.eco-action.org /dod/no9/actionstations.htm   (4264 words)

 OpenSymphony - Action (XWork API - 2.0)
The action could not execute, since the user most was not logged in.
This is useful for actions that are handling the view in another fashion like redirect.
This result is typically used if a form handling action has been executed so as to provide defaults for a form.
www.opensymphony.com /xwork/api/com/opensymphony/xwork/Action.html   (255 words)

 Action Films
Action films and adventure films have tremendous cross-over potential as film genres, and road films often overlap with action films.
Action films have traditionally been aimed at male audiences, ages 13 to the mid-30s in both American and world-wide markets.
Action films then expanded in the 80s and 90s, with the growth of special effects techniques and in response to jaded audiences who demanded faster plots (coherent or not), greater violence, and stimulation.
www.filmsite.org /actionfilms.html   (636 words)

Action Action spent the majority of 2004 and 2005 on tour a lifestyle that is not without its hard times and low moments.
Action Action are filming a video for The Game with director Travis Kopach, who is known for his surreal interpretations of Straylight Run's anti-war song, Hands In The Sky (Big Shot).
Action Action, like most bands, is continually evolving, but their particular evolution showcases a depth and richness with each effort would be the envy of any one attempting the same thing.
www.myspace.com /actionaction   (1184 words)

 Peace Action Political Action Committee
Bush has been so harmful to progress on the issues of nuclear disarmament, international cooperation, the arms trade and the elimination of war as a means of resolving international conflict that this country and the world cannot risk another four years of his failed leadership.
Peace Action PAC has not chosen to endorse a candidate for president at this time, because neither Bush nor presumptive Democratic nominee John Kerry has made a concrete pledge to overhaul the foreign policy of this country in the positive, practical manner required in order to successfully meet the challenges of the 21st century.
Peace Action PAC is the political action committee of Peace Action, the country’s largest peace and justice organization with over 91,000 members, with state affiliates and local chapters in 29 states.
www.peace-action.org /pub/releases/rel032904.html   (445 words)

The third action is similar to the first in that it employs the high pass, invert, soft light scheme, where you paint in sharpness instead of softness which the action creates, but like the second action, it adds contrast and color adjustments and clone/healing capabilities.
Panos has examples of these actions in use, a number of other free actions, actions for Elements users, and a number of neat commercial actions on his website.
This action not only gives you a 3x3 grid for editing purposes, it allows you to reposition the grid to match any format and, after you are satisfied with the composition, crops the image.
www.atncentral.com /download.htm#BW_Conv   (6145 words)

 Action (Java 2 Platform SE 5.0)
to be used as the accelerator for the action.
description for the action, could be used for context-sensitive help.
to be used as the mnemonic for the action.
java.sun.com /j2se/1.5.0/docs/api/javax/swing/Action.html   (0 words)

 Bullet Points: Action!
Generally speaking, the base number of action points is 5 action for a base class, 6 for an advanced class, and 7 for a prestige class.
It's certainly legal to use start/complete full-round action with scientific improvisation, so your interpretation is legal -- provided that you make the Craft check when the full round of scientific improvisation is done, and you spend the action point for it when you start your 1 round of work, rather than when you finish it.
However, it would be well within a GM's purview to rule that either the action point for activation isn't actually spent until your full round of work is finished, or that you must make the Craft check immediately upon starting, even though the action won't be finished for a full round.
www.wizards.com /default.asp?x=d20modern/bp/20050614a   (1880 words)

 Action TV Show - Action Television Show - TV.com
Action was one of the first politically incorrects to hit the air in the late 90's.
His next flick has to be the greatest action film he's made.
The show later surfaced on Bravo\'s schedule in their "Brilliant But Cancelled" showcase, and was again resurrected by Comedy Central, where it currently airs.', 'Action was one of the first politically incorrects to hit the air in the late 90\'s.
www.tv.com /action/show/739/summary.html   (570 words)

 Action (Eclipse Platform API Specification)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
When an action is in the enabled state, the control associated with it is active; triggering it will end up inkoking this action's
This is used to identify actions when added to a contribution manager.
It should not be modified once the action is part of an action contribution item.
download.eclipse.org /downloads/documentation/2.0/html/plugins/org.eclipse.platform.doc.isv/reference/api/org/eclipse/jface/action/Action.html   (1272 words)

 Human Action Homepage
, the 1940 German-language predecessor to Human Action, and the Scholar's Edition, which is a reprint of Mises's original 1940 with a new introduction and index.
The Epistemological Problem of a General Theory of Human Action (p.
This Mises text was prepared by Richard Perry, Amanda Printz, and Jeffrey Tucker, though many have and continue to contribute to this project.
www.mises.org /humanaction.asp   (0 words)

 MoveOn.org: Democracy in Action
MoveOn.org Civic Action is a 501(c)(4) organization which primarily focuses on nonpartisan education and advocacy on important national issues.
MoveOn.org Political Action is a federal political committee which primarily helps members elect candidates who reflect our values through a variety of activities aimed at influencing the outcome of the next election.
MoveOn.org Political Action and MoveOn.org Civic Action are separate organizations.
www.moveon.org   (0 words)

 purevolume™ | action action
With fifty thousand records sold of their debut album, Dont Cut Your Fabric to This Years Fashion, ink in publications like New York Newsday, Alternative Press, and Outburn and extensive touring, Action Action is ready for a second helping.
The chemistry between its members was immediately apparent they were soon in the studio recording their debut album, released September 14, 2004 to raves from the likes of Long Island Press, who described it as, a dark, moody, melodic voyage into a world of buzzing 80s electronica and chainsaw guitars
Action Action spent the majority of 2004 & 2005 on tour a lifestyle that is not without its hard times and low moments.
www.purevolume.com /actionaction   (398 words)

 Buy.com - Action Movies, Action DVDs, Action Videos   (Site not responding. Last check: )
An aging cop is assigned the ordinary task of escorting a fast-talking witness from police custody to a courthouse.
Action : The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Widescreen) : VHS">
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www.buy.com /cat/Action_Movies_DVD_Video/323.html   (527 words)

 WSOCTV.com - Action 64, Cable Channel 10
Action News at 10PM delivers a complete summary of all the day’s major news, weather, and sports.
Tune in each weeknight for Action News at 10pm on Action 64, cable channel 10.
Action 64 is home of the Carolinas' favorite television court block.
www.wsoctv.com /action64   (564 words)

 Action Girl Online
A complete introduction and editorial, covering the purpose and philosophy of Action Girl Comics (as well as my own -- philosophy, that is, not purpose).
Action Girl's Guide to Female Action Figures is on the web too -- go check it out for all you've ever wanted to know about, well, girl action figures!
The character "Action Girl" and her likeness are TM Sarah Dyer.
www.houseoffun.com /action   (463 words)

 Open Directory - Arts: Movies: Genres: Action   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Action Films - Analysis of the action genre.
The Action Kings - Shrine to action stars and filmmakers.
Cop Action Films - Charts the shift from the vengeful vigilante cop of the 1970s to the action-hero cop of the 1980s.
dmoz.org /Arts/Movies/Genres/Action   (268 words)

 Posts from the Action Category at Joystiq
Nothing wrong with classic Sonic side-scrolling, super-fast action (albeit with a few 3D boss battles and water-sports thrown in for good measure).
When Bizarre Creations is not driving fast cars or pulverizing polygons, the Liverpool-based developer likes to blast bullets at a blistering rate with little regard for their surroundings.
In this episode of the Heavenly Sword animated series we discover that the return of the Heavenly Warrior is met with disbelief as it turns out the baby has a va-jay-jay.
www.joystiq.com /category/action   (0 words)

 RAN.org: Home
Rainforest Action Network protects forests and the rights of their inhabitants by campaigning to break America’s oil addiction, promote sustainable logging, and bring green ethics to Wall Street.
Rainforest Action Network: the inspiring group bringing corporate America to its senses
Grassy Narrows Clan Mother goes to Court for building cabins on her Traditional lands
www.ran.org   (0 words)

 EFF: Take Action
The Bush Administration is pushing legislation that could let telecommunications providers off the hook for illegally assisting the NSA's domestic spying program, and one of your Senators may be on the key committee that can stop it.
Take action now to defend your privacy and the rule of law.
The SPY Act is supposed to help stop spyware, deceptive adware, and other malicious software, but it is unlikely to do any good and could actually make things worse.
action.eff.org /action/index.asp?step=2&item=2225   (609 words)

 Module mod_actions
The Action directive lets you run CGI scripts whenever a file of a certain type is requested.
This directive adds an action, which will activate cgi-script when action-type is triggered by the request.
This directive adds an action, which will activate cgi-script when a file is requested using the method of method.
httpd.apache.org /docs/1.3/mod/mod_actions.html   (369 words)

 Affirmative Action Law Information | Business.com
Laws and related resources on affirmative action in the workplace.
The principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.
Oversees 15 offices and agencies that prepare the American workforce and ensure the adequacy of workplaces.
rd.business.com /index.asp?epm=s.1&bdcq=Action&bdcr=1&bdcu=http://www.business.com/directory/law/practice_areas/labor_and_employment_law/affirmative_action/index.asp?partner=2662601&bdcp=&partner=2662601&bdcs=nwuuid-2662601-6A8F9EC4-19D0-833D-4749-886587DA6C6C-ym   (0 words)

 Introduction to Action on Smoking and Health, ASH
A.S.H. is the nation's oldest and largest antismoking organization, and the only one which regularly takes hard-hitting legal and other actions to fight smoking and to protect the rights of nonsmokers.
A.S.H. provides nonsmokers with legal forms and valuable information to help them protect their rights, and to learn more about the problems and costs of smoking to nonsmokers.
A.S.H. 's actions have helped prohibit cigarette commercials; ban smoking on planes, buses, and many public places; lower insurance premiums for nonsmokers, etc.
www.ash.org   (0 words)

 Immunization Action Coalition and Hepatitis B Coalition
The Immunization Action Coalition, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, works to increase immunization rates and prevent disease by creating and distributing educational materials for health professionals and the public that enhance the delivery of safe and effective immunization services.
The Coalition also facilitates communication about the safety, efficacy, and use of vaccines within the broad immunization community of patients, parents, health care organizations, and government health agencies.
a program of the Immunization Action Coalition, promotes hepatitis B vaccination; HBsAg screening for all pregnant women; testing and vaccination for high-risk groups; and education and treatment for people who are chronically infected with hepatitis B. IAC publishes three periodicals---Needle Tips, Vaccinate Adults, and Vaccinate Women with a combined circulation of nearly 300,000.
www.immunize.org   (0 words)

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