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Exploring the illusion of free will and moral responsibility

Author: Gregg D Caruso
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, 2013.
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Exploring the Illusion of Free Will and Moral Responsibility is an edited collection of new essays by an internationally recognized line-up of contributors. It is aimed at readers who wish to explore the philosophical and scientific arguments for free will skepticism and their implications.
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Caruso, Gregg D.
Exploring the illusion of free will and moral responsibility.
Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, 2013
(DLC) 2013010677
(OCoLC)829988734
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gregg D Caruso
ISBN: 9780739177327 073917732X
OCLC Number: 852158366
Description: 1 online resource (334 pages)
Contents: Introduction: Exploring the illusion of free will and moral responsibility / Gregg D. Caruso --
I Philosophical explorations: Free will skepticism and its implications --
Skepticism about free will / Derk Pereboom --
The impossibility of ultimate responsibility? / Galen Strawson --
Determinism, incompatibilism and compatibilism, actual consciousness and subjective physical worlds, humanity / Ted Honderich --
The stubborn illusion of moral responsibility / Bruce Waller --
Be a skeptic, not a metaskeptic / Neil Levy --
Free will as a case of "crazy ethics" / Saul Smilansky --
The potential dark side of believing in free will (and related concepts): some preliminary findings / Thomas Nadelhoffer and Daniela Goya Tocchetto --
The people problem / Benjamin Vilhauer --
Living without free will / Susan Blackmore --
If free will doesn't exist, neither does water / Manuel Vargas --
Free will and error / Shaun Nichols --
II Scientific explorations: The behavioral, cognitive, and neurosciences --
The complex network of intentions / John-Dylan Haynes and Michael Pauen --
Experience and autonomy: Why consciousness does and doesn't matter / Thomas W. Clark --
What does the brain know and when does it know it? / Mark Hallett --
If free will did not exist, it would be necessary to invent it / Susan Pockett --
Free will, an illusion? An answer from a pragmatic sentimentalist point of view / Maureen Sie.
Responsibility: edited by Gregg D. Caruso.

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