David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Oxford University Press (1986)
On the whole, we continue to believe firmly both that we have free will and that we are morally responsible for what we do. Here, the author argues that there is a fundamental sense in which there is no such thing as free will or true moral responsibility (as ordinarily understood). Devoting the main body of his book to an attempt to explain why we continue to believe as we do, Strawson examines various aspects of the "cognitive phenomenology" of freedom--the nature, causes, and consequences of our deep commitment to belief in freedom.
|Keywords||Belief Choice Commitment Experience Freedom Metaphysics Objectivism Subjectivism Truth Kant|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$20.98 used (49% off) $25.98 new (37% off) $36.81 direct from Amazon (11% off) Amazon page|
|Call number||BJ1461.S77 1986|
|ISBN(s)||0199247501 9780199247493 9780199247509|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Shaun Nichols & Joshua Knobe (2007). Moral Responsibility and Determinism: The Cognitive Science of Folk Intuitions. Noûs 41 (4):663–685.
David Rose & Shaun Nichols (2013). The Lesson of Bypassing. Review of Philosophy and Psychology 4 (4):599-619.
Kristin Mickelson (2015). The Zygote Argument is Invalid: Now What? Philosophical Studies 172 (11):2911-2929.
Dylan Murray & Eddy Nahmias (2014). Explaining Away Incompatibilist Intuitions. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 88 (2):434-467.
Galen Strawson (1994). The Impossibility of Moral Responsibility. Philosophical Studies 75 (1-2):5-24.
Similar books and articles
John R. Searle (2001). Free Will as a Problem in Neurobiology. Philosophy 76 (298):491-514.
Jean-Luc Nancy (1993). The Experience of Freedom. Stanford University Press.
Robin Barrow (2009). Academic Freedom: Its Nature, Extent and Value. British Journal of Educational Studies 57 (2):178 - 190.
Derk Pereboom (2006). Kant on Transcendental Freedom. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 73 (3):537-567.
Mark Leon (2000). Believing Autonomously. The Proceedings of the Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy 9:169-183.
Christopher Hookway (2009). Belief and Freedom of Mind. Philosophical Explorations 12 (2):195 – 204.
Richard Double (2004). The Ethical Advantages of Free Will Subjectivism. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 69 (2):411-422.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads124 ( #25,653 of 1,781,458 )
Recent downloads (6 months)19 ( #39,963 of 1,781,458 )
How can I increase my downloads?