Freedom, Determinism, and Responsibility: Readings in Metaphysics

Freedom, Determinism, and Responsibility: Readings in Metaphysics

ISBN: 9780130485175
Publisher: Pearson
Edition: 1
Publication Date: 2002-12-01
Number of pages: 232
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This collection introduces the central views and issues involved in the philosophical problem of free will. While the selections represent some of the most important works in the field, they are also accessible enough for readers with very little background in philosophy. Includes classical and contemporary readings to give readers a feel both for the history of the problem and how it is confronted by modern philosophers. Includes section-opening introductions that provide more detailed explanations of subsequent readings than most philosophy books.Features a broad historical perspective that is not restricted to the philosophical views of a particular century. Presents diverse views on issues discussed. A readable, comprehensive reference for anyone interested in learning about philosophy.

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