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The Freedom of the Will$
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J. R. Lucas

Print publication date: 1970

Print ISBN-13: 9780198243434

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198243434.001.0001

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Freedom and Philosophy

Freedom and Philosophy

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(p.1) §1 Freedom and Philosophy
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The Freedom of the Will
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J. R. Lucas

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198243434.003.0001

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

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