The Resource Free will, Graham McFee, (electronic resource)

Free will, Graham McFee, (electronic resource)

Label
Free will
Title
Free will
Statement of responsibility
Graham McFee
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The question whether human choices and actions are causally determined or are in a way free, and the implications of this for our moral, personal and social lives continues to challenge philosophers. This book explores the determinist rejection of free will through a detailed exposition of the central determinist argument and a consideration of the responses to each of its premises. At every stage familiar examples and case studies help frame and ground the argument. The discussion is at no time peremptory and the invitation to the reader to be drawn in and to contribute to the debate as an en
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Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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McFee, Graham
Index
index present
LC call number
BJ1461
LC item number
.M34 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Central problems of philosophy
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  • Free will and determinism
  • Liberty
Label
Free will, Graham McFee, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface and acknowledgements; 1 Free will: the issue; 2 Determinism: exposition; 3 Determinism: qualifications and clarifications; 4 Libertarianism: two varieties; 5 Compatibilism I: the ""utilitarian"" position; 6 Compatibilism II: the two-language view; 7 The irrelevance of determinism; 8 The very idea of causal necessity; 9 Conclusions and reflections on philosophical method; Appendix: chaos theory and determinism; Notes; A guide to further reading; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (193 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317490227
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000060738
  • (EBL)1900167
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3060925
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000060738
Label
Free will, Graham McFee, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface and acknowledgements; 1 Free will: the issue; 2 Determinism: exposition; 3 Determinism: qualifications and clarifications; 4 Libertarianism: two varieties; 5 Compatibilism I: the ""utilitarian"" position; 6 Compatibilism II: the two-language view; 7 The irrelevance of determinism; 8 The very idea of causal necessity; 9 Conclusions and reflections on philosophical method; Appendix: chaos theory and determinism; Notes; A guide to further reading; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (193 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317490227
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000060738
  • (EBL)1900167
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3060925
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000060738

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