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Author Dennett, D. C. (Daniel Clement), author
Title Elbow room : the varieties of free will worth wanting / Daniel C. Dennett
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 1984
book jacket
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 RCHSS Library  BJ1461 D426    AVAILABLE    30560400049067
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  123.5 D419 1984    AVAILABLE    30500100347114
Descript x, 200 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "A Bradford book."
Based on the author's presentation of the John Locke lectures at Oxford, 1983
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-183) and index
Please don't feed the bugbears -- Making reason practical -- Control and self-control -- Self-made selves -- Acting under the idea of freedom -- "Could have done otherwise" -- Why do we want free will?
In Elbow Room, Dennett shows how the classical formulation of the problem in philosophy depend on misuses of imagination, and he disentangles the philosophical problems of real interest from the "family of anxieties" they get enmeshed in-imaginary agents, bogeymen, and dire prospects that seem to threaten our freedom
Based on the author's presentation of the John Locke lectures at Oxford, 1983
Subject Free will and determinism
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