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The thief of time philosophical essays on procrastination

Author: Chrisoula Andreou
Publisher: Oxford Oxford Univ. Press 2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. issued as an Oxford Univ. Press pbkView all editions and formats
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The essays collected in this volume explore procrastination in relation to agency, rationality, and ethics - topics that philosophy is well-suited to address.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chrisoula Andreou
ISBN: 9780199917372 019991737X 9780195376685 0195376684
OCLC Number: 1075881957
Description: XIX, 300 Seiten Diagramme
Contents: Notes on the Contributors ; Introduction, Chrisoula Andreou and Mark D. White ; Part I ; 1. Procrastination: The Basic Impulse, George Ainslie ; 2. Economic Models of Procrastination, Don Ross ; 3. Is Procrastination Weakness of Will?, Sarah Stroud ; 4. Intransitive Preferences, Vagueness, and the Structure of Procrastination, Duncan MacIntosh ; 5. Bad Timing, Jon Elster ; Part II ; 6. Prudence, Procrastination, and Rationality, Olav Gjelsvik ; 7. Procrastination and Personal Identity, Christine Tappolet ; 8. Procrastination, Vagueness and the Policy as Action Model, Sergio Tenenbaum ; 9. Virtue for Procrastinators, Elijah Millgram ; 10. Procrastination as Vice, Jennifer A. Baker ; Part III ; 11. Overcoming Procrastination through Planning, Frank Wieber and Peter M. Gollwitzer ; 12. Coping with Procrastination, Chrisoula Andreou ; 13. Resisting Procrastination: Kantian Autonomy and the Role of the Will, Mark D. White ; 14. Procrastination and the Extended Will, Joseph Heath and Joel Anderson ; 15. Procrastination and the Law, Manuel A. Utset ; Bibliography ; Index
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