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1. The free will problem

1. The free will problem  

Thomas Pink

in Free Will: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2004
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776366
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853585.003.0001
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9780192853585
‘The free will problem’ explores a dilemma which has puzzled philosophers for centuries. Common sense dictates that we can control our actions, but can we? The answer lies in understanding ... More
2. Freedom as free will

2. Freedom as free will  

Thomas Pink

in Free Will: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2004
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776366
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853585.003.0002
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780192853585
‘Freedom as free will’ examines the link between freedom and reason. Most animals lack the capacity for freedom of action. They can have desires and purposeful actions, but they lack the ... More
Philosophy of Biology: A Very Short Introduction

Philosophy of Biology: A Very Short Introduction  

Samir Okasha

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2019
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Nov 2019
eISBN: 
9780191844782
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198806998.001.0001
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9780198806998
Philosophy of Biology: A Very Short Introduction outlines the core issues with which contemporary philosophers of biology grapple. Over the last forty years the philosophy of ... More
4. Necessity: do causes guarantee their effects?

4. Necessity: do causes guarantee their effects?  

Stephen Mumford and Rani Lill Anjum

in Causation: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2013
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Nov 2013
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9780191779909
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199684434.003.0005
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9780199684434
‘Necessity: do causes guarantee their effects?’ explains what is meant by necessity and contingency. David Hume considered necessity as a possible fourth element to the idea of cause, ... More
2. The concept of God

2. The concept of God  

Tim Bayne

in Philosophy of Religion: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2018
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Feb 2018
eISBN: 
9780191816444
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198754961.003.0002
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9780198754961
Religions differ widely in their conceptions of God’s nature, from God as a unity to God as a triune and God as a supernatural being or the totality of all that there is. ‘The concept of ... More
5. The problem of evil

5. The problem of evil  

Tim Bayne

in Philosophy of Religion: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2018
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Feb 2018
eISBN: 
9780191816444
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198754961.003.0005
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9780198754961
Evil represents the most serious challenge to belief in God. Philosophers of religion typically distinguish between two versions of the problem of evil: the logical and the evidential ... More
5. The religions of AbrahamMuslim understandings of God

5. The religions of Abraham: Muslim understandings of God  

John Bowker

in God: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2014
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Sep 2014
eISBN: 
9780191781223
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198708957.003.0005
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9780198708957
‘The religions of Abraham: Muslim understandings of God’ looks at Islam, which began historically with the life and work of Muhammad (570–632). From the Muslim point of view Islam began ... More
Seven threats to ethics

Seven threats to ethics  

Simon Blackburn

in Ethics: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2003
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775970
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192804426.003.0002
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9780192804426
‘Seven threats to ethics’ looks at ideas that destabilize us when we think about standards of choice and conduct: the death of God; relativism; egosim; evolutionary theory; determinism and ... More
Free Will: A Very Short Introduction

Free Will: A Very Short Introduction  

Thomas Pink

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2004
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776366
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192853585.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780192853585
Free Will: A Very Short Introduction asks: Are our choices really free? Every day we seem to make and act upon all kinds of free choices. Are these choices ours, or are we ... More

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