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Willensschwache in Antike und Mittelalter

Willensschwache in Antike und Mittelalter

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Willensschwache in Antike und Mittelalter

van Jorn Muller

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‘Weakness of the will’ is often used as a shorthand expression to describe a situation in which a person acts against his/her better judgement. This well-known phenomenon poses a serious philosophical problem because it questions deeply our self-understanding as rational agents. This volume offers the first comprehensive investigation into the roots of the present discussion of this subject. Four principal areas constitute the basic framework of the history of this problem: (1) the debate on akrasia in classical Greece; (2) the Christian understanding of weakness of will in late Antiquity; (3) the understanding of involuntary actions in the monastic period; (4) the scholastic controversy between ‘intellectualists’ and ‘voluntarists’ about the roots of human freedom. The book reconstructs the development of the problem within these frameworks and shows how the Greek and the Christian understanding of weakness of the will are intertwined. The final part offers an outlook on the present debate in view of these historical findings.
ISBN 9789058677525
Hoofdtitel Willensschwache in Antike und Mittelalter
Ondertitel eine Problemgeschichte von Sokrates bis Johannes Duns Scotus
Commerciële titel Ancient and Medieval Philosophy Series 1 Willensschwache in Antike und Mittelalter
Categorieën Geschiedenis van de filosofie
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Uitgever Universitaire Pers Leuven
Auteur Jorn Muller
Imprint Leuven University Press
Taal German
Illustraties
Pagina's 809
Gewicht 1618 gr
Formaat 247 x 174 x 57
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