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Free Will & Determinism

  • Friedrich Nietzsche: Jenseits von Gut und Böseby Marcus Andreas Born

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 525.00

    Beyond Good and Evil belongs to Friedrich Nietzsche?s most important works. The chaptersby leading international Nietzsche researchers illuminate basic problems in Nietzsche?s work, thus facilitating access to this compositionally difficult text. The essays provide a substantial introduction to Nietzsche?s thought, and reflect the latest state of research. more...

  • Philosophical Progressby Nicholas Rescher

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    The nine original essays collected in this volume explore the themes of philosophical progress, ultimate explanation, the metaphysics of free will, and the relation of sciences and religion. These essays exemplify Nicholas Rescher's characteristic mode of combining historical perspectives with analytical elucidation on philosophically contested issues... more...

  • Human Extension: An Alternative to Evolutionism, Creationism and Intelligent Designby Gregory Sandstrom

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    This book proposes a new angle on the controversy over evolution as a biological theory, creation as a theological/worldview doctrine and evolutionism, creationism and Intelligent Design theory as social ideologies. Rather than presenting a polemic that will enrage or delight one camp or another, this book proposes that a cease-fire is possible. more...

  • Personality (Routledge Revivals)by F. B. Jevons

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1913, Jevons? Personality marries the disciplines of philosophy and psychology in order to question the existence of personality and the arguments surrounding it. Intriguingly, Jevons suggests that if a person can question their own personality and existence, by extension they can also question the personality and existence of... more...

  • Die Dimension des Sozialenby Jörn Müller; Karl Mertens; Christine Wolf

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 154.00

    Feeling, wanting, and acting are typically understood solely in terms of the individual. What does it mean, then, when we share feelings, have a common goal, or act jointly? This volume addresses the social dimension of these phenomena from diverse philosophical perspectives and from a sociological viewpoint. It reveals that sociality plays a constitutive... more...

  • The Will to Meaningby Viktor E Frankl

    Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 9.99

    Holocaust survivor Viktor E. Frankl converted the horrors he experienced in a German concentration camp into the pioneering philosophy he called logotherapy. Unlike Freud?s ?will to pleasure? and Adler?s ?will to power,? Frankl based logotherapy on three things: the freedom of will, the will to meaning, and the meaning of life. By presenting three... more...

  • Between Chance and Choiceby Harald Atmanspacher; Robert Bishop

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 23.99

    Are choice and free will possible in a world governed by deterministic fundamental equations? What sense would determinism make if many events and processes in the world seemed to be governed by chance? These and many other questions emphasize the fact that chance and choice are two leading actors on stage whenever issues of determinism are under discussion.This... more...

  • Property Rights (Routledge Revivals)by Lawrence C. Becker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00

    Property Rights: Philosophic Foundations, first published in 1977, comprehensively examines the general justifications for systems of private property rights, and discusses with great clarity the major arguments as to the rights and responsibilities of property ownership. In particular, the arguments that hold that there are natural rights derived... more...

  • A Study in Moral Theory (Routledge Revivals)by John Laird

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    First published in 1926, this study addresses the theory of morality using four overarching approaches: analytical, psychological, theoretical, and finally, philosophical. Within these methodologies, chapters explore such areas as the character of moral enquiry, the knowledge of good and evil, freedom and self-determination and moral philosophy. This... more...

  • Die Metamorphose der Einsamkeit zum Dialogby Ivan Stuppner

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 22.06

    In der Geschichte der Philosophie trifft man fortwährend auf Denker, welche die Einsamkeit des Individuums zugunsten einer Integration des Einzelnen in die Gesellschaft verdammen. Martin Buber und Emmanuel Lévinas - beide in ihrem jeweiligen Denken der jüdischen Tradition verpflichtet - zeigen in einem breiten Spektrum an Reflexionen die Bedeutung... more...