On Willing Selves

These debates rest on the assumption that the self, the acting, willing, and
reflecting self, needs to be more than just a crossing of desires and discourses. At
least, the self is said to have, and indeed cultivate, a capacity to reflect and sort
out ...

On Willing Selves

On Willing Selves

The neurosciences propose that the concept of will is scientifically untenable - it is our brain rather than our 'self' that controls our choices. Yet we seem to be confronted with increasing free choice in all areas of life. Using up-to-date empirical research in the social sciences and philosophy, this volume addresses the seeming contradiction.

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On Willing Selves
Language: en
Pages: 234
Authors: S. Maasen, B. Sutter
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-08-30 - Publisher: Springer

The neurosciences propose that the concept of will is scientifically untenable - it is our brain rather than our 'self' that controls our choices. Yet we seem to be confronted with increasing free choice in all areas of life. Using up-to-date empirical research in the social sciences and philosophy, this
Precarity and Ageing
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Amanda Grenier, Chris Phillipson, Richard A. Settersten Jr.
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-01-15 - Publisher:

This edited collection develops an exciting new approach to understanding the changing cultural, economic and social circumstances facing different groups of older people.
Never Let a Serious Crisis Go to Waste
Language: en
Pages: 483
Authors: Philip Mirowski
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014 - Publisher: Verso Trade

At the onset of the Great Recession, as house prices sank and joblessness soared, many commentators concluded that the economic convictions behind the disaster would now be consigned to history. And yet, in the harsh light of a new day, we've awoken to a second nightmare more ghastly than the
Causation and Freedom in Willing
Language: en
Pages: 375
Authors: Rowland Gibson Hazard
Categories: Free will and determinism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1889 - Publisher:

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The Persistent Problems of Philosophy
Language: en
Pages: 575
Authors: Mary Whiton Calkins
Categories: Philosophy, Modern
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