De La Mettrie's Ghost: The Story Of Decisions - Macmillan Science (Paperback)
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De La Mettrie's Ghost: The Story Of Decisions - Macmillan Science (Paperback)

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Paperback 235 Pages / Published: 11/02/2006
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This book is about how we make choices. Drawing together evidence from 21st century chemistry to Victorian politics, enlightenment philosophy, Roman drama and beyond, it is a compelling hunt for the nature of free will.

Publisher: Palgrave USA
ISBN: 9781403994967
Number of pages: 235
Dimensions: 216 x 140 mm
Edition: 1st ed. 2005


MEDIA REVIEWS

'Meaty is one word for this dense little book. Rich and savory are others.' - Booklist

'4/5: an accessible and well-written book...I urge you to read it and decide on these critical issues for yourself.' - Dr Susan Blackmore author of Conciousness, A Very Short Introduction(OUP) writing in BBC Focus Magazine

'This is an amazingly clear book about free will that points us in some interesting directions.' - Mary Midgley, Times Higher Educational Supplement

'very enjoyable - an important contribution to the dialogues on free will' - PsycCRITIQUES, American Psychological Association

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