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copertina di Addiction and Weakness of Will

Addiction and Weakness of Will

di Radoilska  • 2014  • dettagli prodotto

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This thought-provoking new book presents an original philosophical analysis bringing together addiction and weakness of will. Within the book, the author develops an integrated account of these two phenomena, rooted in a classical conception of akrasia as valuing without intending and at the same time intending without valuing. This fascinating and suggestive account addresses a number of paradoxes faced by current thinking about addiction and weakness of will, in particular the significance of control and intention for responsible action. Addiction and Weakness of Will makes an original contribution to central issues in moral psychology and philosophy of action, including the relationship between responsibility and intentional agency, and the nature and scope of moral appraisal. The book is valuable for philosophers, ethicists and psychiatrists with an interest in philosophy.


ISBN: 9780199641963

Titolo: Addiction and Weakness of Will


Editore: Oxford University Press

Volume: Unico

Edizione: 2014

Collana: International Perspectives in Philosophy and Psychiatry

Lingua: Inglese

Finitura: Copertina flessibile

Misure: 15x23 cm

Pagine: 160