Free Will: Concepts and challenges

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John Martin Fischer
Taylor & Francis, 2005 - Free will and determinism - 384 pages
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
PART
2
PART
3
Free will
7
Incompatibilist Accounts of Free Will
12
Three arguments for incompatibilism
19
Freedom of the will and the concept of a person
20
The problems and how we shall approach them
23
Free Will and Moral Responsibility 249
189
The bounds of freedom
193
Ascriptions of responsibility
194
PART 2
209
Free will fundamental dualism and the centrality of illusion
214
Fatalism
226
The case for hard incompatibilism
231
Alternate possibilities and moral responsibility
251

Excerpt from An Essay on Moral Responsibility
34
On Freedom and resentment
58
PART 2
61
The temptations of powerlessness
63
Compatibilism and control over the past
78
some unsatisfactory proposals
89
Strawsons way of naturalizing responsibility
90
variations on
106
Selective necessity and the freewill problem
111
Excerpt from Freedom and determinism
129
B Causal Determinism and Sourcehood
147
Worries About the Coherence of Free Will and Moral
171
B Divine Omniscience
254
NELSON PIKE
270
What we are morally responsible for
280
Hard and soft facts
291
Index 243
295
Accidental necessity and logical determinism
304
Moral responsibility and leeway for action
314
Hard facts and theological fatalism
325
Rescuing Frankfurtstyle cases
330
Troubles with Ockhamism
343
The facts
363
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