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How Free Are You? The Determinism Problem

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ISBN-10: 0199251975

ISBN-13: 9780199251971

Edition: 2nd 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Ted Honderich

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This is a fully revised, enlarged and up-to-date edition of Ted Honderich's modern classic 'How Free Are You? The Determinism Problem'. In the first four chapters, he sets out a determinist philosophy of mind, in response to the question 'Is there a really clear, consistent and complete version of determinism?' He also considers whether there is such an adequate version of the free will doctrine. He goes on to the question of whether determinism isrefuted by Quantum Theory or anything else ... and then the question of what we are to conclude about our lives if it is true. The tradition of Incompatibilist philosophers says that if it is true we cannot be free and responsible. Compatibilist…    
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Book details

List price: $49.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/23/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 184
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Introduction to Two Suspect Theories
Real and Other Effects
Mind and Brain
Causation? Origination?
Our Actions
Neuroscience and Quantum Theory
Shots in the Foot?
Dismay, Intransigence
Compatibilism and Incompatibilism
Punishment, Society, Politics
And Yet ...
A Note on Further Reading