Free Will / Edition 2

Free Will / Edition 2

by Gary Watson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 019925494X

ISBN-13: 9780199254941

Pub. Date: 03/27/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press

The new edition of this highly successful text will once again provide the ideal introduction to free will. This volume brings together some of the most influential contributions to the topic of free will during the past 50 years, as well as some notable recent work.

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The new edition of this highly successful text will once again provide the ideal introduction to free will. This volume brings together some of the most influential contributions to the topic of free will during the past 50 years, as well as some notable recent work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199254941
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
03/27/2003
Series:
Oxford Readings in Philosophy Ser.
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
472
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 5.30(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction, Gary Watson
1. Human Freedom and the Self, Roderick M. Chisholm
2. An Argument for Incompatibilism, Peter van Inwagen
3. Free Will, Praise and Blame, J.J.C Smart
4. Freedom and Resentment, Peter Strawson
5. Towards a Reasonable Libertarianism, David Wiggins
6. Are We Free to Break the Laws?, David Lewis
7. Freedom and Practical Reason, Hilary Bok
8. Alternative Possibilities and Moral Responsibility, Harry G. Frankfurt
9. Libertarianism and Frankfurt's Attack on the Principle of Alternative Possibilities, David Widerker
10. Frankfurt-Style Compatibilism, John Martin Fischer
11. The Impossibility of Moral Responsibility, Galen Strawson
12. Freedom, Thomas Nagel
13. Agent Causation, Timothy O'Connor
14. Toward a Credible Agent-Causal Account of Free Will, Randolph Clarke
15. Responsibility, Luck, and Chance: Reflections on Free Will and Indeterminism, Robert Kane
16. Freedom of the Will and the Concept of a Person, Harry G. Frankfurt
17. Free Agency, Gary Watson
18. The Significance of Choice, T.M. Scanlon
19. Sanity and the Metaphysics of Responsibility, Susan Wolf
20. Freedom in Belief and Desire, Philip Pettit and Michael Smith
21. Freedom of Will and Freedom of Action, Rogers Albritton
22. Addiction as Defect of the Will: Some Philosophical Reflections, R. Jay Wallace
Notes on the contributors
Selected bibliography
Index of names

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