Determinism and Freedom in Stoic Philosophy
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Determinism and Freedom in Stoic Philosophy is the first comprehensive study of one of the most important intellectual legacies of the ancient Greek world: the Stoic theory of causal determinism. The book identifies the main problems that the Stoics addressed and reconstructs the theory, and explores how they squared their determinism with their conceptions of possibility, action, freedom, and moral responsibility, and how they defended it against objections and criticism by other philosophers. It shows how the Stoics distinguished their causal determinism from ancient theories of logical determinism, fatalism, and necessitarianism. Along the way an authoritative account is given of many…
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/7/2002
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
|Determinism and Fate|
|Two Chrysippean Arguments for Causal Determinism|
|Modality, Determinism, and Freedom|
|Divination, Modality,and Universal Regularity|
|Fate, Action, and Motivation: The Idle Argument|
|Determinism and Moral Responsibility: Chrysippus's Compatibilism|
|Freedom and that which Depends on us: Epictetus and Early Stoics|
|A Later Stoic Theory of Compatibilism|