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Free Will

ISBN 9780415327268
Published December 12, 2005 by Routledge
1544 Pages

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Book Description

Over the last three decades there has been a tremendous amount of philosophical work in the Anglo-American tradition on the cluster of topics pertaining to Free Will.

Contemporary work has in some instances been in the form of lively debates between proponents of different viewpoints, and literature surrounding the area is therefore characterized by a genuine vitality. This collection selects the very best of this material and presents it in a single, accessible set of volumes.

Table of Contents

Volume I: Concepts and Challenges  Part 1. The concepts of Freedom and Moral Responsibility  Part 2. Skeptical Worries: The Worry that We Might Not Be Free and Morally Responsible  A. Fatalism  B. Divine Omniscience  Volume II: Determinism  Part 1. Causal Determinism  A. Causal Determinism and Alternative Possibilities  B. Causal Determinism and Sourcehood  Part 2. Compatibilist Accounts of Free Will  Volume III: Libertarianism, Alternative Possibilites and Moral Responsibility  Part 1. Incompatibilist Accounts of Free Will  A. Event-Causal Approaches  B. Agent-Causal Approaches  Part 2. Free Will and Moral Responsibility  Volume IV: Free Agency, Moral Responsibility and Skepticism  Part 1. Accounts of Acting Freely  Part 2. Worries About the Coherence of Free Will and Moral Responsibility

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