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Backsliding : understanding weakness of will

Author: Alfred Mele
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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People backslide. They freely do things they believe it would be best on the whole not to do. Mele draws on work in social and developmental psychology and in psychiatry to motivate a view of human  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Mele
ISBN: 9780199896134 0199896135
OCLC Number: 780982660
Description: x, 145 p. ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction ; 2. Weakness of Will and Akrasia ; 3. Weakness and Compulsion ; 4. Accounting for Backsliding: Background and More ; 5. Self-Control ; 6. Conclusion ; References ; Index
Responsibility: Alfred R. Mele.

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Alfred Mele here caps, or continues, an impressive sequence of well-argued monographs on connected topics by one that is commendably brief. It offers at once a reconsideration that touches on recent Read more...

 
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