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Agents, causes, and events : essays on indeterminism and free will

Author: Timothy O'Connor
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Libertarianism, action, and self-determination / Galen Strawson -- The problem of autonomy / Thomas Nagel -- On giving libertarians what they say they want / Daniel Dennett -- Libertarianism and rationality / Richard Double -- Reason's explanation of action / Carl Ginet -- Agents, causes, and events / Roderick M. Chisholm -- Choice and indeterminism / Robert Nozick -- Two kinds of incompatibilism / Robert Kane --  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy O'Connor
ISBN: 0195091566 9780195091564 0195091574 9780195091571
OCLC Number: 30108664
Description: x, 274 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Libertarianism, action, and self-determination / Galen Strawson --
The problem of autonomy / Thomas Nagel --
On giving libertarians what they say they want / Daniel Dennett --
Libertarianism and rationality / Richard Double --
Reason's explanation of action / Carl Ginet --
Agents, causes, and events / Roderick M. Chisholm --
Choice and indeterminism / Robert Nozick --
Two kinds of incompatibilism / Robert Kane --
Two concepts of freedom / William Rowe --
Agent causation / Timothy O'Connor --
Toward a credible agent-causal account of free will / Randolphe Clarke --
When is the will free? / Peter van Inwagen --
When the will is free / John Martin Fischer and Mark Ravizza.
Responsibility: edited by Timothy O'Connor.
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This volume gathers together recent discussion concerning the prospects for devising a satisfactory indeterministic account of freedom of action. Exploring traditional problems associated with  Read more...

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"A nice collection of newer articles on free will....I might consider using this [text] or making it a recommended reading."--Mark van Roojen, <em>University of Nebraska Read more...

 
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