The Significance of Free Will

Oxford University Press (1996)
In the past quarter-century, there has been a resurgence of interest in philosophical questions about free will. After a clear and broad-reaching survey of these recent debates, Robert Kane presents his own controversial view. Arguing persuasively for a traditional incompatibilist or libertarian conception of free will, Kane demonstrates that such a conception can be made intelligible without appeals to obscure or mysterious forms of agency and thus can be reconconciled with a contemporary scientific picture of the world.
Keywords Choice  Ethics  Free Will  Indeterminism  Pluralism  Responsibility
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Call number BJ1461.K38 1996
ISBN(s) 0195105508   9780195105506  
DOI 10.2307/2653434
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