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Freedom of action in a mechanistic universe

Donald MacCrimmon Mackay

Freedom of action in a mechanistic universe

by Donald MacCrimmon Mackay

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Published by Cambridge U.P. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eddington, Arthur Stanley, Sir, 1882-1944.,
  • Free will and determinism.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 39-40.

    Statementby Donald M. Mackay.
    SeriesArthur Stanley Eddington memorial lecture,, 21
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1461 .M3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination40 p.
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5645453M
    LC Control Number68079656

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