3 edition of Elbow-Room found in the catalog.
February 16, 2007
by Dodo Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||232|
A beautiful collection that explores blacks and whites today, Elbow Room is alive with warmth and humor. Bold and very real, these 12 stories explor e a world many find difficult to define. "Artful and highly serious" Range: $ - $ Cover title: Elbow room: a book of short stories. Description: pages ; 20 cm: Contents: Salty dog / L.L. Field --The neurotic's handbook / Don Austin --A dicker to spare / J.T. Osborne --Suffer the little children / R.A. Kawalilak --Three stories / Bryan Carson --The last dinner / Betty Lambert. Series Title: A Pulp book: Responsibility.
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In Elbow Room, Dennett argues that the varieties of free will worth wanting - those that underwrite moral and artistic responsibility - are not threatened by advances in science but distinguished, explained, and justified in detail. Elbow Room is an expandedversion of the John Locke Lectures which he gave at Oxford University in A BradfordBook. Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review/5(4).
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"Elbow Room", to my knowledge, is Dennett's first book on free will and where he lays the foundation for his compatibilist project. There are many things to remark about the book, from his approach to his philosophy, to the comments on the mind which will later be expanded in his "Consciousness Explained."Cited by: James Alan McPherson (–) was the author of Hue and Cry, Railroad, and Elbow Room, for which he won a Pulitzer Prize in His essays and short stories appeared in numerous periodicals— including The New York Times Magazine, Esquire, The Atlantic Monthly, Newsday, Elbow-Room book, The Iowa Review, and Double-Take—and /5(2).
Elbow Room book. Read 41 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Anyone who has wondered if free will is just an illusion or has asked 'c /5. "Elbow Room" explores the notion of Who you will be is based on who you marry and where you live.
This story also touches on the idea of family. That is, both families want their children to come home, and live out their lives according to their wishes/5. Elbow Room begins by showing how we can be "moved by reasons" without being exempt from physical causation.
It goes on to analyze concepts of control and self-control-concepts often skimped by philosophers but which are central to the questions of free will and determinism. A beautiful collection of short stories that explores blacks and whites today, Elbow Room is alive with warmth and humor.
Bold and very real, these twelve stories examine a world we all know but find difficult to r a story dashes the bravado of young street toughs or pierces through the self-deception of a failed preacher, challenges the audacity of a killer or explodes /5(2).
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In Elbow Room, Dennett argues that the varieties of free will worth wanting—those that underwrite moral and artistic responsibility—are not threatened by advances in science but distinguished, explained, and justified in t tackles the question of free will in a highly original and witty manner, drawing on the theories and concepts of fields that range from.
Elbow Room remains one of the most impressive and engaging defenses of compatibilism about free will and science — in Dennett's conception, the position that our scientific knowledge does not conflict with the kinds of free will worth wanting.
In view of the tendency of recent scientific challenges to free will to dismiss compatibilism, this book is even Brand: MIT Press. About Elbow Room. A beautiful collection of short stories that explores blacks and whites today, Elbow Room is alive with warmth and humor.
Bold and very real, these twelve stories examine a world we all know but find difficult to define. Book Description: A beautiful collection of short stories that explores blacks and whites today, Elbow Room is alive with warmth and humor. Bold and very real, these twelve stories examine a world we all know but find difficult to define.
James Alan McPherson is the author of Hue and Cry, Railroad, and Elbow Room, for which he won a Pulitzer Prize in His essays and short stories have appeared in numerous periodicals including The New York Times Magazine, Esquire, The Atlantic Monthly, Newsday, Plough-shares, The Iowa Review, and Double-Take and anthologies such as Author: James Alan Mcpherson.
Elbow Room is an anthology of twelve independent and unrelated stories about the experience of diverse groups of black Americans. "Why I like Country Music" portrays a loving married couple sparring about the legitimacy of square dancing as a valid art form, using it as a symbol for radically differing worldviews coming from upbringings in the North and South.
Elbow Room The Varieties of Free Will Worth Wanting. Daniel C. Dennett. $; $; Publisher Description. A landmark book in the debate over free will that makes the case for compatibilism.
In this landmark work on free will, Daniel Dennett makes a case for compatibilism. His aim, as he writes in the preface to this new edition, was a. Daniel C. Dennett, Elbow Room: the varieties of free will worth wanting (Cambridge, Mass.: The M.I.T.
Press, ), x + pp., $ PETER VAN INWAGEN SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY The announced purpose of this book is to dispel the confusions and anxieties by means of which philosophers persuade one another that there is suchFile Size: 2MB.
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