The Thief of Time: Philosophical Essays on Procrastination

The Thief of Time: Philosophical Essays on Procrastination

by Chrisoula Andreou
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195376684

ISBN-13: 9780195376685

Pub. Date: 04/14/2010

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

When we fail to achieve our goals, procrastination is often the culprit. But how exactly is procrastination to be understood? It has been described as imprudent, irrational, inconsistent, and even immoral, but there has been no sustained philosophical debate concerning the topic.  See more details below

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When we fail to achieve our goals, procrastination is often the culprit. But how exactly is procrastination to be understood? It has been described as imprudent, irrational, inconsistent, and even immoral, but there has been no sustained philosophical debate concerning the topic.

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ISBN-13:
9780195376685
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/14/2010
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

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Table of Contents

Notes on the Contributors
Introduction, Chrisoula Andreou (University of Utah) and Mark D. White (College of Staten Island, CUNY)

Part I
1. Procrastination: The Basic Impulse, George Ainslie (Veterans Affairs Medical Center)
2. Economic Models of Procrastination, Don Ross (University of Cape Town and University of Alabama at Birmingham)
3. Is Procrastination Weakness of Will? Sarah Stroud (McGill University)
4. Intransitive Preferences, Vagueness, and the Structure of Procrastination, Duncan MacIntosh (Dalhousie University)
5. Bad Timing, Jon Elster (Columbia University)

Part II
6. Prudence, Procrastination, and Rationality, Olav Gjelsvik (University of Oslo)
7. Procrastination and Personal Identity, Christine Tappolet (Université de Montréal)
8. The Vice of Procrastination, Sergio Tenenbaum (University of Toronto)
9. Virtue for Procrastinators, Elijah Millgram (University of Utah)
10. Procrastination as Vice, Jennifer A. Baker (College of Charleston)

Part III
11. Overcoming Procrastination through Planning, Frank Wieber (University of Konstanz, Germany) and Peter M. Gollwitzer (New York University)
12. Coping with Procrastination, Chrisoula Andreou (University of Utah)
13. Resisting Procrastination: Kantian Autonomy and the Role of the Will, Mark D. White (College of Staten Island, CUNY)
14. Procrastination and the Extended Will, Joseph Heath (University of Toronto) and Joel Anderson (Utrecht University, Netherlands)
15. Procrastination and the Law, Manuel A. Utset (Florida State University College of Law)

Bibliography
Index
Notes on the Contributors
Introduction Chrisoula Andreou and Mark D. White
Part I
1. Procrastination: The Basic Impulse, George Ainslie, Veterans Affairs Medical Center
2. Economic Models of Procrastination, Don Ross, University of Cape Town and University of Alabama at Birmingham
3. Is Procrastination Weakness of Will?, Sarah Stroud, McGill University
4. Intransitive Preferences, Vagueness, and the Structure of Procrastination, Duncan MacIntosh, Dalhousie University
5. Bad Timing, Jon Elster, Columbia University
Part II
6. Prudence, Procrastination, and Rationality, Olav Gjelsvik, University of Oslo
7. Procrastination and Personal Identity, Christine Tappolet, Universitd'e de Montrd'eal
8. The Vice of Procrastination, Sergio Tenenbaum, University of Toronto
9. Virtue for Procrastinators, Elijah Millgram, University of Utah
10. Procrastination as Vice, Jennifer A
Part III
11. Overcoming Procrastination through Planning, Frank Wieber, University of Konstanz in Germany and Peter M
12. Coping with Procrastination, Chrisoula Andreou, University of Utah
13. Resisting Procrastination: Kantian Autonomy and the Role of the Will, Mark D. White, College of Staten Island (CUNY)
14. Procrastination and the Extended Will, Joseph Heath, University of Toronto and Joel Anderson, Utrecht University, Netherlands
15. Procrastination and the Law, Manuel A. Utset, Jr., Florida State University College of Law
Bibliography
Index

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