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Freedom and Philosophy

J. R. Lucas

in The Freedom of the Will

Published in print September 1970 | ISBN: 9780198243434
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191680687 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198243434.003.0001
Freedom and Philosophy

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This chapter begins with a brief discussion of the concept of freedom of the will. It then sets out the purpose of the book, which is to reformulate an argument about freedom of will by drawing on a theorem of mathematical logic discovered by Gödel in 1929.

Keywords: freedom; will; Gödel; mathematical logic

Chapter.  896 words. 

Subjects: Metaphysics

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