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An essay on free will

Author: Peter Van Inwagen
Publisher: Oxford [Oxfordshire] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author defends the thesis that free will is incompatible with determinism. He disputes the view that determinism is necessary for free will and argues that free will is necessary for moral  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Van Inwagen
ISBN: 0198246242 9780198246244 0198249241 9780198249245
OCLC Number: 9392457
Description: vi, 248 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The problems and how we shall approach them --
Fatalism --
Three arguments for incompatibilism --
Three arguments for compatibilism --
What our not having free will would mean --
The traditional problem.
Responsibility: Peter van Inwagen.
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This is an important book, and no one interested in issues which touch on the free will will want to ignore it. * Ethics *

 
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