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Breakdown of Will

George Ainslie - Business & Economics - 2001 - 258 pages
Argues that our responses to the threat of our own inconsistency determine the fabric of human culture.
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Liberty Worth the Name: Locke on Free Agency

Gideon Yaffe - Philosophy - 2000 - 176 pages
This is the first comprehensive interpretation of John Locke's solution to one of philosophy's most enduring problems: free will and the nature of human agency. Many assume ...
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Threads of Life: Autobiography and the Will

Richard Freadman - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 394 pages
Many autobiographers share profound questions about human life with their readers—questions like: To what extent was my life imposed on me? To what extent did I bring it about ...
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On the Internet

Hubert L. Dreyfus - Computers - 2001 - 127 pages
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Libertarian Accounts of Free Will

Randolph Clarke, Randolph K. Clarke - Philosophy - 2005 - 256 pages
This comprehensive study offers a balanced assessment of libertarian accounts of free will. Bringing to bear recent work on action, causation, and causal explanation, Clarke ...
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Facing the Future: Agents and Choices in Our Indeterminist World

Nuel Belnap, Michael Perloff, Ming Xu - Philosophy - 2001 - 520 pages
Here is an important new theory of human action, a theory that assumes actions are founded on choices made by agents who face an open future. It is a theory that makes ...
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The Coherence of Kant's Doctrine of Freedom

Bernard Carnois - Medical - 1987 - 174 pages
The term freedom appears in many contexts in Kant's work, ranging from the cosmological to the moral to the theological. Can the diverse meanings Kant gave to the term be ...
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Agency and Deontic Logic

John F. Horty - Philosophy - 2001 - 208 pages
John Horty effectively develops deontic logic (the logic of ethical concepts like obligation and permission) against the background of a formal theory of agency. He ...
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