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Significance of Free Will

Significance of Free Will - 98 edition

Significance of Free Will - 98 edition

ISBN13: 9780195126563

ISBN10: 0195126564

Significance of Free Will by Robert Kane - ISBN 9780195126563
Edition: 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 1998
International: No
Significance of Free Will by Robert Kane - ISBN 9780195126563

ISBN13: 9780195126563

ISBN10: 0195126564

Edition: 98

Summary

In the past quarter-century, there has been a resurgence of interest inphilosophical questions about free will. After a clear and broad-reaching surveyof these recent debates, Robert Kane presents his own controversial view.Arguing persuasively for a traditional incompatibilist or libertarian conceptionof free will, Kane demonstrates that such a conception can be made intelligiblewithout appeals to obscure or mysterious forms of agency and thus can bereconciled with a contemporary scientific picture of the world.

Author Bio

Robert Kane is University Distinguished Teaching Professor of Philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin.