Edited by John Martin Fischer
Published July 29th 2005 by Routledge – 1,544 pages
Series: Critical Concepts in Philosophy
Over the last three decades there has been a tremendous amount of philosophical work in the Anglo-American tradition on the cluster of topics pertaining to Free Will.
Contemporary work has in some instances been in the form of lively debates between proponents of different viewpoints, and literature surrounding the area is therefore characterized by a genuine vitality. This collection selects the very best of this material and presents it in a single, accessible set of volumes.
Volume I: Concepts and Challenges Part 1. The concepts of Freedom and Moral Responsibility Part 2. Skeptical Worries: The Worry that We Might Not Be Free and Morally Responsible A. Fatalism B. Divine Omniscience Volume II: Determinism Part 1. Causal Determinism A. Causal Determinism and Alternative Possibilities B. Causal Determinism and Sourcehood Part 2. Compatibilist Accounts of Free Will Volume III: Libertarianism, Alternative Possibilites and Moral Responsibility Part 1. Incompatibilist Accounts of Free Will A. Event-Causal Approaches B. Agent-Causal Approaches Part 2. Free Will and Moral Responsibility Volume IV: Free Agency, Moral Responsibility and Skepticism Part 1. Accounts of Acting Freely Part 2. Worries About the Coherence of Free Will and Moral Responsibility