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Free will and luck

Author: Alfred R Mele
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mele's ultimate purpose in this book is to help readers think more clearly about free will. He identifies and makes vivid the most important conceptual obstacles to justified belief in the existence  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred R Mele
ISBN: 9780195374391 9780195305043 0195305043 0195374398
OCLC Number: 473892301
Notes: Originally published: 2006
Description: x, 223 s. ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction ; 2. Free Will and Neuroscience ; 3. Libertarianism, Luck, and Control ; 4. Frankfurt-style Cases, Luck, and Soft Libertarianism ; 5. A Daring Soft Libertarian Response to Present Luck ; 6. Compatibilism: Objections and Replies ; 7. My Compatibilist Proposal: Objections and Replies ; 8. Conclusion ; References ; Index
Responsibility: Alfred R. Mele

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