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Free Will & Determinism

  • 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...

  • 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$ 22.37

    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...

  • Der unheimlichste Gastby Elmar Dod

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 31.33

    NIHILISMUS ist seit Nietzsche das Schlüsselwort, das den Zugang zu unserer Epoche öffnen könnte. Doch wir haben ihn verschlossen, indem wir das Wort zum Unwort und Schmähwort erklären, obwohl der Nihilismus, dieser ?unheimlichste Gast? schon längst in unserem Haus an unserem Tische sitzt. Wir selbst sind Nihilisten, obwohl wir den Nihilismus, kaum... more...

  • Group Responsibilityby Cassie Striblen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    Drawing on work in social psychology, narrative ethics, and feminist philosophy, the author presents a new account which answers the standard objections while also giving practical guidance to individuals who take their group-related responsibilities seriously. more...

  • Über die Freiheit des Willensby Günther Stratenwerth

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 22.37

    Täglich zeigt uns die Erfahrung, dass unsere Welt einer Ordnung strenger Naturgesetze unterliegt und darin nichts ohne notwendige Ursache geschieht. Ebenso überzeugend lehrt sie aber, dass unsere Handlungen ausnahmslos durch einen inneren Antrieb hervorgebracht werden. Sie werden gewollt. Wo sich diese beiden Überzeugungen begegnen, stoßen wir auf... more...

  • How We Hopeby Adrienne Martin

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 35.00

    What exactly is hope and how does it influence our decisions? In How We Hope , Adrienne Martin presents a novel account of hope, the motivational resources it presupposes, and its function in our practical lives. She contends that hoping for an outcome means treating certain feelings, plans, and imaginings as justified, and that hope thereby involves... more...