Freedom of Choice Affirmed Author:Corliss Lamont Freedom of Choice Affirmed is the product of four decades of thought and discussion. Brilliantly reasoned and richly documented, this book is distinguished in the history of philosophy as giving the case for the existence of free will from the Humanist and naturalist viewpoint, to show that we possess the power of free choice, the most basic of ... more »human freedoms.
"In language that everybody can understand" (to quote Professor Horace M. Kallen), this book appeals to a broad range of interests, drawing upon the arts and sciences, and considering the thought of such men as Einstein, William James, Erich Fromm, Spinoza, Luther, Melville, Thornton Wilder and many others. Its illuminating insights from a wide variety of approaches make this book a valuable guide for the lay reader, student and teacher.
This edition of Freedom of Choice Affirmed, which is dedicated to Helen Lamb Lamont, contains a Preface by the author dated July 1, 1967 and a Foreword by the author entitled "The Continuing Controversy" dated June 1, 1969. The book also contains a Guide to Meanings, Reference Notes, a Selected Bibliography, and an Index. Freedom of Choice Affirmed was originally published in the fall of 1967.« less