1st Edition

In Defence of Free Will With other Philosophical Essays

By Campbell, C A Copyright 1967
    280 Pages
    by Routledge

    278 Pages
    by Routledge

    First published in 2002. This is Volume IV of seventeen in the Library of Philosophy series on Metaphysics. Written in 1968, this is a collection of essays on the topic of looking at the key question of not whether linguistic analysis has a valuable function in philosophy-that has already been settled, but rather as to the precise nature and extent of its profitable employment in solving specific problems.

    Part I Philosophy of Morals; Chapter 1 Is ‘Free Will’ A Pseudo-Problem?; Chapter 2 In Defence of Free Will; Chapter 3 The Psychology of Effort of Will; Chapter 4 Moral and Non-Moral Values; Chapter 5 Moral Intuition and the Principle of Self-Realization; Chapter 6 Ethics Without Propositions; Chapter 7 Are There ‘Degrees’ of the Moral Emotion?; Chapter 8 Does Religion Challenge Ethical Autonomy?; Part II Philosophy of Knowledge; Chapter 9 Contradiction; Chapter 10 Self-Evidence; Chapter 11 Common-Sense Propositions and Philosophical Paradoxes; Chapter 12 The Mind’s Involvement In ‘Objects’; Chapter 13 Ryle on the Intellect;


    C A Campbell Emeritus Professor of Logic and Rhetoric Glasgow University.