Oxford University Press, 1982 - Free will and determinism. - 192 pages
The new edition of this highly successful text will once again provide the ideal introduction to free will. This volume brings together some of the most influential contributions to the topic of free will during the past 50 years, as well as some notable recent work.
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CNl TRODUCTION 1
I Freedom and Necessity
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