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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Aristotle -- Ethics.,
  • Ethics, Ancient.,
  • Free will and determinism.,
  • Necessity (Philosophy),
  • Causation.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Richard Sorabji.
SeriesCornell paperbacks
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB491.E7 S67
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 326 p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages326
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20980601M
ISBN 100801411629

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A discussion of Aristotle’s thought on determinism and culpability, _Necessity, Cause, and Blame_ also reveals Richard Sorabji’s own philosophical commitments. He makes the original argument here that Aristotle separates the notions Cited by: Free will in antiquity is a philosophical and theological concept. Free will in antiquity was not discussed in the same terms as used in the modern free will debates, but historians of the problem have speculated who exactly was first to take positions as determinist, libertarian, and compatibilist in antiquity. [M]oral necessity refers to the cause/effect relationship within the will itself, whereas natural necessity refers to the cause/effect relationship external and prior to the will. Thus when it is said that a man lied because of a moral necessity to lie, he is to blame, for the cause of such an action was wholly his, being within the will itself. Necessity, Cause and Blame: Perspectives on Aristotle's Theory de SORABJI, Richard y una gran selección de libros, arte y artículos de colección disponible en bernoonduang.com