Freedom and self-creation : Anselmian libertarianism / Katherin A. Rogers.

Rogers, Katherin A., author.
First edition.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015.
1 online resource (255 p.)
Anselm, Saint, Archbishop of Canterbury, 1033-1109.
Free will and determinism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Electronic books.
Katherin A. Rogers presents a theory of free will based on the thought of Anselm of Canterbury. She defends and develops Anselm's original theory by addressing a series of problems levelled against libertarianism, and argues that Anselmian libertarianism is a new and plausible approach in the on-going debate over human freedom and responsibility.
""Cover""; ""Freedom and Self-Creation: Anselmian Libertarianism""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""Introduction: Anselmian Libertarianism""; ""Part I: Why Do We Want Free Will?""; ""Introduction""; ""Worldviews and Intuitions""; ""Terms and Usage""; ""Evidence from Science and Experience?""; ""Freedom and Dignity""; ""Further Methodological Principles""; ""Part II: Outline of the Book""; ""Chapter One: Why not Compatibilism?""; ""A. THE DIVINE CONTROLLER ARGUMENT""; ""B. A WAGER""; ""Chapter Two: Anselmian Libertarianism: Background and Voluntates""
""Chapter Three: Anselmian Libertarianism: A ParsimoniousAgent-causation""""Chapter Four: Three Entailments""; ""A. THE ONTOLOGICAL STATUS OF CHOICE""; ""B. THE GROUNDING PRINCIPLE""; ""C. CHARACTER CREATION""; ""Chapter Five: Defending Anselmian Internalism""; ""Chapter Six: Anselmian Alternatives and Frankfurt-styleCounterexamples""; ""Chapter Seven: The Luck Problem: Part I. Probabilitiesand Possible Worlds""; ""Chapter Eight: The Luck Problem: Part II. The Locus of Responsibility""; ""Chapter Nine: The Tracing Problem""; ""A. ARISTOTLE'S ANSWER""
""B. QUALIFYING THE EPISTEMIC REQUIREMENT""""1: Why not Compatibilism?: The Divine Controller Argument and a Wager""; ""Introduction""; ""The Controller Argument and Advantages of Including God""; ""The Divine Controller Argument""; ""Are the Controller and the Natural Universe relevantly Similar?""; ""A Tollens Response?""; ""Moral Laxness and a Wager""; ""2: Anselmian Libertarianism: Background and Voluntates""; ""Introduction""; ""Event-causation and Agent-causation""; ""Motivation for Anselmian Libertarianism""; ""Anselmian Preliminaries""; ""Three Meanings of Voluntas""
""3: Anselmian Libertarianism: A Parsimonious Agent-causation""""Introduction""; ""Animal Willing""; ""Alternatives and the Torn Condition""; ""A Se Causation without "Special" Causal Powers""; ""4: Three Entailments""; ""Introduction""; ""The Ontological Status of Choice""; ""The Grounding Principle""; ""Character Creation""; ""5: Defending Anselmian Internalism""; ""Introduction""; ""Internalism and Externalism""; ""Antti: Mele's Critique of Libertarian Internalism""; ""Chuck and Beth: Mele's Defense of Compatibilist Externalism""; ""Antti Revisited""; ""Conversion Intuitions""
""Degrees of Responsibility: Some Unpleasant Entailments""""6: Anselmian Alternatives and Frankfurt-style Counterexamples""; ""Introduction""; ""FSCs, the Dilemma Defense, and Responses""; ""Aseity and Alternative Possibilities""; ""Anselmian Choice: Four Theses and a Timeline""; ""The Grounding Principle and Divine Foreknowledge""; ""Anselmian Immunity to FSCs""; ""Rewind""; ""7: The Luck Problem: Part I. Probabilities and Possible Worlds""; ""Introduction""; ""Describing the A Se Choice""; ""Aseity and Probabilities""; ""Mele's Possible Worlds Argument""
""8: The Luck Problem: Part II. The Locus of Responsibility""
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