Rationality, Control, and Freedom: Making Sense of Human Freedom

Rationality, Control, and Freedom: Making Sense of Human Freedom

by Curran F. Douglass

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781611478372
Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
Publication date: 06/12/2015
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Curran F. Douglass, now a PhD in philosophy, was formerly an engineer specializing in automatic control.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Chapter 1: An Old Controversy
Chapter 2: The Consequence Argument
Chapter 3: Problems with Incompatibilism
Chapter 4: Modern Compatibilism: Selected Sources
Chapter 5: Toward a Theory of Freedom: The Relation to Control
Chapter 6: Three Perspectives on Rationality
Chapter 7: Rational Selves Emerge
Chapter 8: How Rationality Enlarges Freedom
Chapter 9: Doing Otherwise
Chapter 10: Doing Well
Conclusion
Bibliography
About the Author

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