The Resource Free will and determinism in Joseph Conrad's major novels, Ludwig Schnauder

Free will and determinism in Joseph Conrad's major novels, Ludwig Schnauder

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Free will and determinism in Joseph Conrad's major novels
Title
Free will and determinism in Joseph Conrad's major novels
Statement of responsibility
Ludwig Schnauder
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
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Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
820.8009
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6005.O4
LC item number
Z79255 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Internationale Forschungen zur allgemeinen und vergleichenden Literaturwissenschaft
Series volume
125
Label
Free will and determinism in Joseph Conrad's major novels, Ludwig Schnauder
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-268)
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Free will and determinism: a philosophical introduction -- Free will and determinism in nineteenth and early twentieth century Britain -- Conrad and the problem of free will -- Heart of darkness and the empire machine -- Nostromo and the mechanics of history -- The secret agent and the urban jungle -- Conclusion -- Works cited
Control code
ocn454140284
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (268 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441625502
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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not applicable
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.b35758065
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)454140284
  • pebcs144162550X

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