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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 395.00
This four volume backlist collection brings together an array†of criticism†written about†the works of †Jane Austen,†encompassing everything from a detailed analysis of her six published novels, through to an investigation of the heroines within her fiction, a re-evaluation of her political subtext and proto-feminism, and even a French appreciation... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 59.95
What is free will? Why is it important? Can the same act be both free and determined? Is free will necessary for moral responsibility? Does anyone have free will, and if not, how is creativity possible and how can anyone be praised or blamed for anything? These are just some of the questions considered by Joseph Keim Campbell in this lively and accessible... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 79.99
The practice of freedom that is finite, realistically libertarian, and relational is vital for the wholesome development of human beings. In promoting this idea, Michael Miller challenges traditional Christian teachings that have hindered the pursuit of freedom by human beings on the basis of their humanity per se . It also provides theological,... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2013; US$ 8.95
John Lemos' Freedom, Responsibility, and Determinism offers an up-to-date introduction to free will (and associated) debates in an engaging, dialogic format that recommends it for use by beginning students in philosophy as well as by undergraduates in intermediate courses in metaphysics, philosophy of mind, and action theory. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95
Power is conventionally regarded as being held by social institutions. We are taught to believe that it is these social structures that determine the environment and circumstances of individual lives. In I Am Dynamite , the anthropologist Nigel Rappaport argues for a different view. Focusing on the lives and works of the writer and Auschwitz survivor... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 21.95
The question of whether humans are free to make their own decisions has long been debated and it continues to be a controversial topic today. In Free Will: The Basics readers are provided with a clear and accessible introduction to this central but challenging philosophical problem. The questions which are discussed include: Does free will exist?... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95
What is the place of human free will in our lives if all our actions are the result of some other cause? Does our processing unconscious beliefs or desires make us less free? Is our free will necessarily restricted if we do not choose our own beliefs? The debate between free will and its opposing doctrine, determinism, is one of the key issues in... more...
- Pickering & Chatto Publishers 2013; US$ 99.00
Smith takes an in-depth look at the question of free will through the prism of different disciplines in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 28.00
This book provides an overview of the very latest developments in the freedom of will debate, including a discussion of the ramifications of brain research for the problem of freedom. The author, Geert Keil, also presents an original thesis. He disagrees with the consensus among philosophers that the power to act otherwiseis irreconcilable with a scientific... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 38.95
When first published, John Heil's introduction quickly became a widely used guide for students with little or no background in philosophy to central issues of philosophy of mind.? Heil provided an introduction free of formalisms, technical trappings, and specialized terminology.? He offered clear arguments and explanations, focusing on the ontological... more...