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Free will : sourcehood and its alternatives

Author: Kevin Timpe
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2008.
Series: Continuum studies in philosophy.
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"There are two dominant general conceptions of the nature of free will. According to the first of these, free will is primarily a function of being able to do otherwise than one in fact does. On this view, free will centrally depends upon alternative possibilities. The second approach focuses instead on issues of sourcehood, holding that free will is primarily a function of an agent being the source of her actions  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Timpe, Kevin.
Free will.
London ; New York : Continuum, ©2008
(OCoLC)609078308
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Timpe
ISBN: 9780826496256 0826496253
OCLC Number: 182731918
Description: x, 155 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introducing the issues --
Alternative possibilities --
The importance of sourcehood.
Series Title: Continuum studies in philosophy.
Responsibility: Kevin Timpe.
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Covers an argument in contemporary debates about free will and moral responsibility.  Read more...

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