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Author Watson, Gary, 1943-
Title Agency and answerability : selected essays / Gary Watson.
Imprint Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.

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Author Watson, Gary, 1943-
Subject Agent (Philosophy)
Free will and determinism.
Description 1 online resource (x, 377 pages)
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-365) and index.
Summary Charting the progress of Watson's thought over three decades, this collection of essays on human action examines such questions as: in what ways are we free and not free, rational and irrational, responsible or not for what we do?
Note Print version record.
Contents Free agency -- Skepticism about weakness of will -- Disordered appetites : addiction, compulsion, and dependence -- Volitional necessities -- The work of the will -- Free action and free will -- Soft libertarianism and hard compatibilism -- Responsibility and the limits of evil : variations on a strawsonian theme -- Two faces of responsibility -- Reasons and responsibility -- Excusing addiction.
ISBN 9780191569234 (electronic bk.)
0191569232 (electronic bk.)
9780191709968
0191709964
OCLC # 654103908
Additional Format Print version: Watson, Gary, 1943- Agency and answerability. Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004 9780199272273 (DLC) 2004301892 (OCoLC)56158966.


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