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Metaphysics and the good : themes from the philosophy of Robert Merrihew Adams

Author: Samuel Newlands; Larry M Jorgensen
Publisher: Oxford, UK : Oxford University Press, 2009.
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A collection of original essays by leading philosophers dedicated to exploring many of the facets of Robert M. Adams's thought, a philosophical outlook that combines Christian theism, neo-Platonism, moral realism, metaphysical idealism, and a commitment to both historical sensitivity and rigorous analytic engagement.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Metaphysics and the good.
Oxford, UK : Oxford University Press, 2009
(DLC) 2008049035
Named Person: Robert Merrihew Adams; Robert Merrihew Adams
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Newlands; Larry M Jorgensen
ISBN: 019156222X 9780191562228
OCLC Number: 312912861
Description: 1 online resource (416 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction / Samuel Newlands and Larry M. Jorgensen --
A philosophical autobiography / Robert Merrihew Adams --
Yet another anti-molinist argument / Dean Zimmerman --
The contingency of existence / Michael Nelson --
Consciousness and introspective inaccuracy / Derk Pereboom --
Kant on apriority and the spontaneity of cognition / Houston Smit --
Moral necessity in Leibniz's account of human freedom / R.C. Sleigh, Jr --
Leibniz on final causation / Marleen Rozemond --
Does efficient causation presuppose final causation? Aquinas vs. early modern mechanism / Paul Hoffman --
Herder and Kant on history: their enlightenment faith / Allen Wood --
Moral obligations and social commands / Susan Wolf --
Adams on the nature of obligation / Jeffrey Stout --
The grasshopper, aristotle, Bob Adams, and me / Shelly Kagan.
Responsibility: edited by Samuel Newlands and Larry M. Jorgensen.
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