"Accessibly written, yet containing ample philosophical references, the book will be valuable for those seeking a revitalized existential perspective, and for those capable of working through significant breadth and depth concerning the question of the will. Recommended." -- Choice, February 2008
"A study of Platonic and Aristotelian theories of human motivation." -- The Chronicle of Higher Education, August 17, 2007
About the Author
JOHN J. DAVENPORT
is Associate Professor and Associate Chair of Philosophy at Fordham University. He co-edited, with Anthony Rudd, Kierkegaard after MacIntyre: Essays in Freedom, Narrative, and Virtue.