Weakness of Will and Practical Irrationality | Zookal Textbooks | Zookal Textbooks
  • Author(s) Sarah Stroud / Christine Tappolet
  • Edition
  • Published1st December 2007
  • PublisherOxford University Press UK
  • ISBN9780199235957
Among the many practical failures that threaten us, weakness of will or akrasia is often considered to be a paradigm of irrationality. The eleven new essays in this collection, written by an excellent international team of philosophers, some well-established, some younger scholars, give a rich overview of the current debate over weakness of will and practical irrationality more generally. Issues covered include classical questions such as the distinction between
weakness and compulsion, the connection between evaluative judgement and motivation, the role of emotions in akrasia, rational agency, and the existence of the will. The also include new topics, such as
group akrasia, strength of will, the nature of correct choice, the structure of decision theory, the temporality of prudential reasons, and emotional rationality. Because these questions cut across philosophy of mind and ethics, the collection will be essential reading for scholars, postgraduates, and upper-level undergraduates in both these fields.

Weakness of Will and Practical Irrationality

Format
In stock at supplier

Leaves in 1-4 weeks

$69.13 $82.95 Save $13.82
or 4 payments of $17.28 with Zookal accepts Afterpay
Add Zookal Study FREE trial and save a further 20% 

NEW PRICE

$55.30 + free shipping

(20% off - save $13.83)

Zookal Study Free trial

14-day FREE trial. $14.95/mo after. Cancel anytime.

*Discount will apply at checkout.

 See terms and conditions

You will get a further 20% off for this item ($55.30 after discount) because you have added Zookal Study Premium Free Trial to your bag.

For this discount to apply, you will need to complete checkout with the Zookal Study Premium Free Trial in your bag.

-
+
  • Author(s) Sarah Stroud / Christine Tappolet
  • Edition
  • Published1st December 2007
  • PublisherOxford University Press UK
  • ISBN9780199235957
Among the many practical failures that threaten us, weakness of will or akrasia is often considered to be a paradigm of irrationality. The eleven new essays in this collection, written by an excellent international team of philosophers, some well-established, some younger scholars, give a rich overview of the current debate over weakness of will and practical irrationality more generally. Issues covered include classical questions such as the distinction between
weakness and compulsion, the connection between evaluative judgement and motivation, the role of emotions in akrasia, rational agency, and the existence of the will. The also include new topics, such as
group akrasia, strength of will, the nature of correct choice, the structure of decision theory, the temporality of prudential reasons, and emotional rationality. Because these questions cut across philosophy of mind and ethics, the collection will be essential reading for scholars, postgraduates, and upper-level undergraduates in both these fields.
translation missing: en.general.search.loading