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- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2009; US$ 18.95
A unique anthology featuring contributions to the dispute over free will from Aristotle to the twenty-first century, Derk Pereboom's volume presents the most thoughtful positions taken in this crucial debate and discusses their consequences for free will's traditional corollary, moral responsibility. The Second Edition retains the organizational structure... more...
- Philosophical Library 2015; US$ 9.99
Who has not at least once in his lifetime asked himself, ?What is this thing called ?life??? ?What does it mean to ?be??? ?How and why do we ?live??? ?What is this great and sinister unknown, ?death??? An instant of meditative stargazing may prompt any of these questions. The purpose of this work is very broad and ambitious. Any effort aimed at... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00
As thinkers in the market for knowledge and agents aspiring to morally responsible action, we are inevitably subject to luck . This book presents a comprehensive new theory of luck in light of a critical appraisal of the literature's leading accounts, then brings this new theory to bear on issues in the theory of knowledge and philosophy of action.... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2004; US$ 17.00
Can there be freedom and free will in a deterministic world? Renowned philosopher Daniel Dennett emphatically answers ?yes!? Using an array of provocative formulations, Dennett sets out to show how we alone among the animals have evolved minds that give us free will and morality. Weaving a richly detailed narrative, Dennett explains in a series of... more...
- Rogner & Bernhard 2013; US$ 6.63
Wer Hodgkinson kennt, weiß, dass er kein Freund von langatmigen Analysen und Begriffsklärungen ist. Er beleuchtet mit der für ihn typischen Mischung aus enzyklopädischem Wissen, einer unermesslichen Fülle von literarischen und kulturgeschichtlichen Zitaten und viel Humor alle Aspekte des freiheitlichen Lebens. In 29 Kapiteln nimmt sich Hodgkinson die... more...
- MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 5.99
This is an electronic edition of the complete essays complemented by author biography. Table of Contents. Homer and Classical Philology (1869). Birth of Tragedy Out of the Spirit of Music (1872). On Truth and Lies in a Nonmoral Sense (1873). We Philologists (1874). Human All-Too-Human, A Book For Free Spirits (1878-79). Thus Spake Zarathustra (1885).... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1992; US$ 124.99
Tackling some central problems in the philosophy of action, Mele constructs an explanatory model for intentional behavior, locating the place and significance of such mental phenomena as beliefs, desires, reason, and intentions in the etiology of intentional action. Part One comprises a comprehensive examination of the standard treatments of the relations... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 2008; US$ 16.99
Freedom, Nature, and World is a collection of essays by Peter Loptson which examine issues posed by a broadly naturalistic view of the world, which Loptson defends while also exploring some of the challenges it confronts. Papers on freedom, Kant, Christianity, Homer, the history of analytic philosophy, the place of humanity in nature, and other... more...
- Lexington Books 2007; US$ 32.99
Given that morality involves being a good person, an important issue for moral thinkers is moral cultivation, or our projects aimed at becoming better people. In explaining this issue, the authors collected in this book bring to bear various traditions of moral thought to address questions about what constitutes moral cultivation and what resources... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2013; US$ 6.99
In Meditations on First Philosophy , French philosopher René Descartes, now regarded as the father of Western philosophy, introduces the concept of the dichotomy—the separation of mind and body—by determining, ?I think, therefore I am.? Over the course of six meditations, each presented as though they were the meditations of a single day, Descartes... more...