Weakness of will and practical irrationality

Among the many practical failures that threaten us, weakness of will or akrasia is often considered to be a paradigm of irrationality. The 11 essays in this collection, by an international team of philosophers, give an overview of the debate over weakness of will and practical irrationality

Main Author: Stroud, Sarah
Other Authors: Tappolet, Christine
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Clarendon 2003, 2003
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Among the many practical failures that threaten us, weakness of will or akrasia is often considered to be a paradigm of irrationality. The 11 essays in this collection, by an international team of philosophers, give an overview of the debate over weakness of will and practical irrationality
Item Description:Based on a conference held at the Universite de Montreal in May 2001
Physical Description:x, 317 p. ill
ISBN:9780191601842
0191601845