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Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN10: 9780262258 ISBN13: 9789780262259 DDC: 123/.5 LCC: BJ1461 Edition: ;


"A Bradford book."; Includes bibliographical references (p. [185]-194) and index.; Introduction. Formulating the problem of free will -- Some remarks on libertarianism -- Synopsis of the book -- Why the compatibilism issue and the conceptual-analysis issue are metaphysically irrelevant. Introduction -- What determines whether an answer to the what-is-free-will question is correct? -- Why the what-is-free-will question is irrelevant to the do-we-have-free-will question, assuming the OL view is correct -- Why the what-is-free-will question is irrelevant to the do-we-have-free-will question, even if the OL view isn't correct -- Why the compatibilism question reduces to the what-is-free-will question -- Where we stand and where we're going next -- An aside : some remarks on the what-is-free-will question, the compatibilism question, and the moral responsibility question -- Why the libertarian question reduces to the issue of indeterminacy. Introduction -- Preliminaries -- The argument -- Non-torn decisions -- Where we stand -- Why there are no good arguments for or against determinism (or any other thesis that would establish or refute libertarianism). Introduction -- An a priori argument for determinism (and, hence, against TDW-indeterminism)? -- An a priori argument for libertarianism (and, hence, in favor of TDW-indeterminism)? -- Empirical arguments? -- Where we stand.


  • LCC: BJ1461
  • Dewey Decimal: 123/.5

Book Details

  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (viii, 202 p.)
  • Edition Info: ;


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