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Author Frankfurt, Harry G., 1929-

Title Necessity, volition, and love / Harry G. Frankfurt.

Published Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999.

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 UniM Bail  110 FRAN    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 180 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents 1. The Logic of Omnipotence -- 2. Descartes's Discussion of His Existence in the Second Meditation -- 3. Descartes on the Creation of the Eternal Truths -- 4. Two Motivations for Rationalism: Descartes and Spinoza -- 5. Continuous Creation, Ontological Inertia, and the Discontinuity of Time -- 6. Concerning the Freedom and Limits of the Will -- 7. On the Usefulness of Final Ends -- 8. The Faintest Passion -- 9. On the Necessity of Ideals -- 10. On God's Creation -- 11. Autonomy, Necessity, and Love -- 12. An Alleged Asymmetry between Actions and Omissions -- 13. Equality and Respect -- 14. On Caring. I. Caring and Necessity. II. The Necessities of Love.
Summary This collection of essays complements a successful earlier collection published by Cambridge University Press, The Importance of What We Care About. Some of the essays develop lines of thought found in the earlier volume. They deal in general with foundational metaphysical and epistemological issues concerning Descartes, moral philosophy, and philosophical anthropology. Some bear upon topics in political philosophy and religion. A hallmark of Frankfurt's work is his crisp and incisive style, which means that these essays should appeal to a wide range of philosophers as well as to readers in neighboring disciplines who have philosophical interests.
Subject Philosophy.
ISBN 0521632994
0521633958 (paperback)