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Free Will & Determinism

  • 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$ 84.94

    Der Determinismus scheint mit unserem Selbstverständnis in verschiedenen Hinsichten unvereinbar zu sein. Welche Hinsichten sind es, und warum genau besteht hier eine Spannung mit dem Determinismus? Ist diese Spannung real oder nur scheinbar? Und was würde gegebenenfalls der Indeterminismus helfen? Die vorliegende Untersuchung geht diesen Fragen in... 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...

  • 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...

  • Déterminismeby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    C'est le XIXe siècle, dans la mesure où il a fait de la mécanique l'archétype des sciences expérimentales, sources de toute action technique efficace, qui a pratiquement identifié « science » et « déterminisme » ? more...

  • Actionby D. G. Brown

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2016; US$ 19.95

    Professor Brown in this volume discusses one of the most difficult questions in metaphysics, “what is action?” His analysis proceeds along three main lines of thought: the point of view of the agent, the primacy of inanimate action, and the pervasiveness of explanatory insight in the description of action. more...