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Backsliding [electronic resource] : understanding weakness of will / Alfred R. Mele.

Author/Creator:
Mele, Alfred R., 1951-
Publication:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (158 p.)
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Subjects:
Akrasia.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
People backslide. They freely do things they believe it would be best on the whole not to do - and best from their own point of view, not just the perspective of their peers or their parents. The aim of this book is to explain why that happens.
Contents:
Introduction
Weakness of will and akrasia
Weakness and compulsion
Accounting for backsliding: background and more
Self-control
Conclusion.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (viewed on Apr. 19, 2012).
ISBN:
0-19-936664-0
1-280-49885-4
9786613594082
0-19-989614-3
OCLC:
794176609