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Merit, Meaning, and Human Bondage: An Essay on Free Will
by Nomy Arpaly
Perhaps everything we think, feel, and do is determined, and humans--like stones or clouds--are slaves to the laws of nature. Would that be a terrible state? Philosophers who take the incompatibilist position think so, arguing that a deterministic world would be one without moral responsibility and perhaps without true love, meaningful art, and real rationality. But compat ...more
Hardcover, 148 pages
Published August 6th 2006 by Princeton University Press
(first published July 17th 2006)
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