Thinking about Free Will

2017.08.05 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Peter van Inwagen, Thinking about Free Will, Cambridge University Press, 2017, 232pp., $99.99 (hbk), ISBN 9781316617656.  
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2017.08.05 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Peter van Inwagen, Thinking about Free Will, Cambridge University Press, 2017, 232pp., $99.99 (hbk), ISBN 9781316617656.   Reviewed by Peter A. Graham, University of Massachusetts Amherst No one writes more sensibly about the traditional philosophical problem of free will than does Peter van Inwagen. This book, a collection of his essays on free will, ought to join his An Essay on Free Will, the best modern treatment of the topic, on the shelf of anyone seriously considering the cluster of issues which constitute the traditional philosophical problem of free will. It is an excellent volume.   In what follows I’ll first very briefly canvas some of the main issues touched upon in the essays and then discuss one of them -- the most important, in my view -- in a bit more depth.  

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