Facing the Future

Facing the Future : Agents and Choices in Our Indeterminist World

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In this elucidating work, the authors attempt to construct a logical analysis of human actions, focusing on those actions based on choice. Using their examination of "seeing to it that," they investigate a large number of topics, including imperatives, deontic logic, strategies, determinism, and promising assertion. One of the work's provocative conclusions is that one, actual future does not exist; instead, all possible futures are on par with one another.show more

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  • Hardback | 520 pages
  • 152 x 232 x 40mm | 997.9g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 39 line illus
  • 0195138783
  • 9780195138788
  • 1,984,776

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