Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Paradoxes of Free Will

Paradoxes of Free Will (ISBN10: 0871699265; ISBN13: 9780871699268)
ISBN13: 978-0871699268
ISBN10: 0871699265

Summary: Driving human reason too far in the analysis of deep problems often leads to irresolvable inconsistencies and contradictions. This monograph traces the origins and development of the paradoxes of free will. Free will poses one of the oldest and most vexacious philosophical problems, dating back to the beginnings of moral philosophy in ancient Greece. Pure theoretical reason implies that our actions are determined, while practical theoretical reason tells us that our will is free. Gunther Stent e
xamines the arguments of moral responsibility versus determinism from Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle to Immanuel Kant, Neils Bohr, and Max Planck.
...show more
Summary: Driving human reason too far in the analysis of deep problems often leads to irresolvable inconsistencies and contradictions. This monograph traces the origins and development of the paradoxes of free will. Free will poses one of the oldest and most vexacious philosophical problems, dating back to the beginnings of moral philosophy in ancient Greece. Pure theoretical reason implies that our actions are determined, while practical theoretical reason tells us that our will is free. Gunther Stent examines the arguments of moral responsibility versus determinism from Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle to Immanuel Kant, Neils Bohr, and Max Planck....show less

Cover:
Publisher: DIANE Publishing Company
Year Published: 2002
International: No



List Price: $30.00
Used  Currently Sold Out
New  Currently Sold Out
Rental $26.99
Due back 12/18/2015
Rental
Save $3.01 (10%)
  • Free return shipping
  • In stock
  • 21-day satisfaction guarantee
CDs or access codes may not be included
Close
Close
Close