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Persons and causes : the metaphysics of free will, Timothy O'Connor

Label
Persons and causes : the metaphysics of free will
Title
Persons and causes
Title remainder
the metaphysics of free will
Statement of responsibility
Timothy O'Connor
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This title revisits the traditional explanation of freedom of will. O'Connor defines it as reason-guided agent causation and places his argument within a general metaphysics
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Connor, Timothy
Dewey number
123/.5
Index
index present
LC call number
BJ1461
LC item number
.O27 2000eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Free will and determinism
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Free will and determinism
  • Vrije wil
  • Metafysica
Label
Persons and causes : the metaphysics of free will, Timothy O'Connor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 127-132) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ""Contents""; ""Introduction""; ""1. Freedom and Determinism""; ""1.1 An Ancient Argument""; ""1.2 Some Modal Principles and the Argument for Incompatibilism""; ""1.3 The Fixity of the Past and of Natural Laws""; ""1.4 Freedom and Responsibility""; ""2. Freedom and Indeterminism: Some Unsatisfactory Proposals""; ""2.1 The Trouble with Incompatibilism""; ""2.2 Simple Indeterminism: Carl Ginet on Choice and Control""; ""2.3 Causal Indeterminism: The General Strategy and a Problem Posed""; ""3. The Agent as Cause: Reid, Taylor, and Chisholm""; ""3.1 The Agency Theory""; ""3.2 Thomas Reid""
  • ""3.3 Richard Taylor""""3.4 Roderick Chisholm""; ""3.5 Summary""; ""Appendix: Chisholm's Later Writings on Agency""; ""4. The Metaphysics of Free Will""; ""4.1 Overview""; ""4.2 Event Causation""; ""4.3 Agent Causation""; ""4.4 C. D. Broad's Objection to the Very Idea of Agent Causation""; ""4.5 Remarks on a Contemporary Alternative Account of Agent Causation""; ""4.6 Ersatz Agent Causation?""; ""4.7 Alternative Possibilities, Responsibility, and Agent Causation""; ""5. Reasons and Causes""; ""5.1 Reasons Explanation and the Agency Theory""; ""5.2 Objections to the Account""
  • ""5.3 Reasons and Contrastive Explanation""""5.4 Reasons and Tendencies to Act: A Residual Problem and a Speculative Proposal""; ""5.5 When Is the Will Free?""; ""5.6 Conclusion""; ""6. Agency, Mind, and Reductionism""; ""6.1 Introductory Polemics: 'The Emerging Scientific Picture of the World'""; ""6.2 Emergence""; ""6.3 Emergence and Consciousness""; ""6.4 The Emergence of Active Power""; ""6.5 An Epistemological Objection to Agent Causation""; ""6.6 Conclusion""; ""References""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""
  • ""P""""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Z""
Control code
47011521
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 135 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781423762973
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)47011521
Label
Persons and causes : the metaphysics of free will, Timothy O'Connor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 127-132) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ""Contents""; ""Introduction""; ""1. Freedom and Determinism""; ""1.1 An Ancient Argument""; ""1.2 Some Modal Principles and the Argument for Incompatibilism""; ""1.3 The Fixity of the Past and of Natural Laws""; ""1.4 Freedom and Responsibility""; ""2. Freedom and Indeterminism: Some Unsatisfactory Proposals""; ""2.1 The Trouble with Incompatibilism""; ""2.2 Simple Indeterminism: Carl Ginet on Choice and Control""; ""2.3 Causal Indeterminism: The General Strategy and a Problem Posed""; ""3. The Agent as Cause: Reid, Taylor, and Chisholm""; ""3.1 The Agency Theory""; ""3.2 Thomas Reid""
  • ""3.3 Richard Taylor""""3.4 Roderick Chisholm""; ""3.5 Summary""; ""Appendix: Chisholm's Later Writings on Agency""; ""4. The Metaphysics of Free Will""; ""4.1 Overview""; ""4.2 Event Causation""; ""4.3 Agent Causation""; ""4.4 C. D. Broad's Objection to the Very Idea of Agent Causation""; ""4.5 Remarks on a Contemporary Alternative Account of Agent Causation""; ""4.6 Ersatz Agent Causation?""; ""4.7 Alternative Possibilities, Responsibility, and Agent Causation""; ""5. Reasons and Causes""; ""5.1 Reasons Explanation and the Agency Theory""; ""5.2 Objections to the Account""
  • ""5.3 Reasons and Contrastive Explanation""""5.4 Reasons and Tendencies to Act: A Residual Problem and a Speculative Proposal""; ""5.5 When Is the Will Free?""; ""5.6 Conclusion""; ""6. Agency, Mind, and Reductionism""; ""6.1 Introductory Polemics: 'The Emerging Scientific Picture of the World'""; ""6.2 Emergence""; ""6.3 Emergence and Consciousness""; ""6.4 The Emergence of Active Power""; ""6.5 An Epistemological Objection to Agent Causation""; ""6.6 Conclusion""; ""References""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""
  • ""P""""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Z""
Control code
47011521
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 135 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781423762973
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)47011521

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