Free Will and Determinism in Joseph Conrad's Major Novels

Free Will and Determinism in Joseph Conrad's Major Novels

eBook - 2009
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Although it has often been pointed out that the protagonists of Joseph Conrad's novels frequently fail in what they attempt to achieve, the forces that oppose them have rarely been examined systematically. Furthermore, no sustained attempts have been made to rigorously address the central philosophical issue the characters' predicament raises: that of the freedom-of-the-will. This interdisciplinary study seeks to remedy this neglect by taking recourse not only to the philosophical debate about free will and determinism but also to the relevant historical, economic, scientific, and literary dis.
Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2009
ISBN: 9781441625502
144162550X
9789042026179
9042026170
9042026162
9789042026162
Characteristics: 1 online resource (268 pages)
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