Determinism and Freedom in Stoic Philosophy

Oxford University Press (1998)
Susanne Bobzien
Oxford University
Bobzien presents the definitive study of one of the most interesting intellectual legacies of the ancient Greeks: the Stoic theory of causal determinism. She explains what it was, how the Stoics justified it, and how it relates to their views on possibility, action, freedom, moral responsibility, moral character, fatalism, logical determinism and many other topics. She demonstrates the considerable philosophical richness and power that these ideas retain today.
Keywords Stoics  Free will and determinism History  compatibilism  causation  moral responsibility  fatalism  logical determinism  free will  Epicurus  teleological determinism
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Reprint years 1999, 2001
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Call number B528.B576 1998
ISBN(s) 0199247676     9780198237945   9780199247677
DOI 10.1093/mind/109.436.855
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