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Free Will & Determinism

  • Ce qui est caché aux sages et aux intelligentsby Thierry Salmeron

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 16.99

    Une retranscription condensée d'un séminaire de Thierry Salmeron Nous créons des films dans notre tête à chaque seconde et nous y adhérons. C’est un réflexe qui s’installe, malgré nous, à la vitesse de l’éclair. Nous ne sommes jamais sereins. Quoique je regarde, j’entende, je sente, je goûte ou je touche, des pensées vont arriver en se bousculant... more...

  • The Philosophy of Epictetusby Epictetus

    Dover Publications 2016; US$ 3.00

    "Wealth consists not in having great possessions, but in having few wants." "There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will." "Is there smoke in the room? If it be slight, I remain; if grievous, I quit it. For you must remember this and hold it fast, that the door stands open."... more...

  • Purity of Heart Is to Will One Thingby Soren Kierkegaard

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2016; US$ 1.99

    Father in heaven! What is a man without Thee! What is all that he knows, vast accumulation though it be, but a chipped fragment if he does not know Thee! What is all his striving, could it even encompass a world, but a half-finished work if he does not know Thee: Thee the One, who art one thing and who art all! more...

  • Entscheidung, Rationalität und Determinismusby Jacob Rosenthal

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 112.00

    The new series of Ideen&Argumente subscribes to the ideal of a pluralist and open culture of argument and debate and presents well-produced volumes on topics and questions which make substantive or methodologically important contributions to contemporary philosophy. The publications are designed to effect a productive synergy between the Anglo-Saxon... more...

  • Free Will and Classical Theismby Hugh J. McCann

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 72.99

    The articles in the present collection deal with the religious dimension of the problem of free will. Together they provide a historical and contemporary overview of problems in the theology of freedom, along with recent work by some important philosophers in the field aimed at resolving those problems. more...

  • Albert Camus and the Critique of Violenceby David Ohana

    Sussex Academic Press 2016; US$ 24.99

    Professor David Ohana teaches European history at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. He was a visiting fellow at The Sorbonne, Harvard, and Berkeley as well as the first academic director of the Forum for Mediterranean Cultures at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute. His many books include: The Origins of Israeli Mythology (Cambridge, 2014),... more...

  • The Bounds of Freedom: Kant’s Causal Theory of Actionby Robert Greenberg

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 112.00

    This monograph is a new interpretation of Kant’s àtemporal conception of the causality of the freedom of the will. The interpretation is based on an analysis of Kant’s primary conception of an action, viz., as a causal consequence of the will. The analysis in turn is based on H. P. Grice’s causal theory of perception and on P. F. Strawson’s modification... more...

  • Orphan Black and Philosophyby Richard Greene; Rachel Robison-Greene

    Open Court 2016; US$ 19.99

    In Orphan Black , several apparently unconnected women discover that they are exact physical doubles, that there are more of them out there, that they are all illegally produced clones, and that someone is having them killed. They find themselves in the midst of a secret and violent struggle between a fundamentalist religious group, a fanatical... more...

  • Freedom & Growth (Routledge Revivals)by Edmond Holmes

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.50

    First published in 1923, this book collects together sixteen essays written between 1912 and 1922 that reflect how the author's views on education became increasingly interwoven with their views on "things in general" — with half dealing with each subject. Reflecting this interweave, they are arranged chronologically rather than by subject due to... more...

  • Free Willby Michael McKenna; Derk Pereboom

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 39.95

    As an advanced introduction to the challenging topic of free will, this book is designed for upper-level undergraduates interested in a comprehensive first-stop into the field’s issues and debates. It is written by two of the leading participants in those debates—a compatibilist on the issue of free will and determinism (Michael McKenna) and an incompatibilist... more...