Four Views on Free Will / Edition 1

Four Views on Free Will / Edition 1

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by John Martin Fischer, Robert Kane, Derk Pereboom, Manuel Vargas
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405134860

ISBN-13: 9781405134866

Pub. Date: 12/21/2007

Publisher: Wiley

Focusing on the concepts and interactions of free will, moral responsibility, and determinism, this text represents the most up-to-date account of the four major positions in the free will debate.

  • Four serious and well-known philosophers explore the opposing viewpoints of libertarianism, compatibilism, hard incompatibilism, and

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Focusing on the concepts and interactions of free will, moral responsibility, and determinism, this text represents the most up-to-date account of the four major positions in the free will debate.

  • Four serious and well-known philosophers explore the opposing viewpoints of libertarianism, compatibilism, hard incompatibilism, and revisionism
  • The first half of the book contains each philosopher’s explanation of his particular view; the second half allows them to directly respond to each other’s arguments, in a lively and engaging conversation
  • Offers the reader a one of a kind, interactive discussion
  • Forms part of the acclaimed Great Debates in Philosophy series

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405134866
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/21/2007
Series:
Great Debates in Philosophy Series, #5
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
1,045,431
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.08(h) x 0.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors.

Acknowledgments.

A Brief Introduction to Some Terms and Concepts.

1. Libertarianism ((Robert Kane).

2. Compatibilism (John Martin Fischer).

3. Hard Incompatibilism (Derk Pereboom).

4. Revisionism (Manuel Vargas).

5. Response to Fischer, Pereboom, and Vargas (Robert Kane).

6. Response to Kane, Pereboom, and Vargas (John Martin Fischer).

7. Response to Kane, Fischer, and Vargas (Derk Pereboom).

8. Response to Kane, Fischer, and Pereboom (Manuel Vargas).

Bibliography.

Index.

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