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On Human Freedom

Being the Forwood Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion given in the University of Liverpool in November, 1945

By John Laird

Routledge – 1947 – 160 pages

Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

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Description

In the author’s opinion there are three primary conceptions of human freedom - non-coercion, autonomy and indeterminism. He presents his thoughts to define, compare, distinguish and correlate these, not merely with regard to the freedom of the human will, but also and more generally with regard to freedom in human life and thought. The discussion is psychological, ethical and theological. Originally published in 1947.

Contents

1. Of Freedom in General 2. The Vulgar Conception of the Freedom of the Will 3. Some other Aspects of Human Freedom 4. Of Indeterminism 5. Determinism and Morals 6. Theism and Human Freedom

Name: On Human Freedom: Being the Forwood Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion given in the University of Liverpool in November, 1945 (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: By John Laird. In the author’s opinion there are three primary conceptions of human freedom - non-coercion, autonomy and indeterminism. He presents his thoughts to define, compare, distinguish and correlate these, not merely with regard to the freedom of the...
Categories: Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Philosophy, Ethics Philosophy, Philosophy of Human Nature