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Author: Ludwig Siep

Welche Freiheit macht glücklich? Hegel und die Frage nach dem guten Leben Ludwig Siep (Münster) Abstract Practical philosophy in the classical German tradition from Kant to Hegel seems to be mora- listic and even ascetic. The core of its moral and legal philosophy is a concept of freedom as

In: History of Philosophy & Logical Analysis
Author: Peter Rohs

Personale Freiheit und Willensfreiheit Peter Rohs (Münster) Abstract By personal freedom I mean the “Kantian” capacity of bringing about spontaneously a new series of events. It is characterized by three conditions: there is an alternative, the explanation of the process needs to use action

In: History of Philosophy & Logical Analysis

practical freedom can be proved through experience, and that the question of our transcendental freedom is properly bracketed as irrelevant in practical matters. The Canon is an a priori investigation of our most fundamental practical capacity. It is argued that Kant intends its starting point to be

In: History of Philosophy & Logical Analysis
Author: Peter Rohs

the context of a theory of freedom, which will be done in the following. Naturalistic determinism is seen as the definitive objection to the possibility of freedom, because if everything that exists can be basically described and explained with the categories of the natural sciences (as Tetens

In: Mind and the Present
Author: Michael Quante

5. Freedom It was shown in the last chapter that acting-in-the-world is essen- tial for the personal life form of human beings. An integral part of a pragmatistic anthropology are the given social practices of ascription of personality, autonomy and responsibility, in which our human form of living

In: Pragmatistic Anthropology

considers things to be necessary is not subject to affects that deprive him of his freedom. On this line, however, recognizing necessity also destroys joy, contrary to Spinoza’s maxim ‘Do good and be joyful’. More importantly, what is necessary may in fact be a reasonable object of affective reactions. Thus

In: History of Philosophy & Logical Analysis
Outline of an Analytic Transcendental Philosophy
Author: Peter Rohs
In his book, Peter Rohs develops a dualism of process-types founded in a theory of time: a type of mental processes belonging to a time-theoretical ontology and a type of physical processes belonging to a timeless ontology (the ontology of physics). This dualism should be proved as a basis for a non-naturalistic philosophy of mind, through which a libertarian concept of freedom and of personal autonomy can be defended. This theory is, as Rohs tries to demonstrate, compatible with the theory of evolution.

wieder und wieder davon, daß das vernünftige Wesen sich als Intelligenz,13 nicht nur als intelligent betrachte, so daß wir also Einsicht 10 Ausführlich ist diese Kritik entwickelt in meiner Arbeit „Moralisches Gebot oder Autonomie“, §§ 86–93. 11 Henry Allison, Morality and freedom: Kant’s reciprocity

In: History of Philosophy & Logical Analysis

Ignacio Angelelli FOREKNOWLEDGE, BIVALENCE, FREEDOM Freedom, or liberty, or free will, has been threatened, since Antiquity, by the principle of bivalence (PB) as well as by the notion of (divine) foreknowledge. On this logico-theological topic there is a large list of primary sources, from

In: Methodisches Denken im Kontext

FREE WILL Timothy O’Connor FREEDOM WITH A HUMAN FACE As good a definition as any of a philosophical conundrum is a problem all of whose possible solutions are unsatisfactory. The problem of understanding the springs of action for morally responsible agents is commonly recognized to be such a

In: Agency and Causation in the Human Sciences