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Causes, Laws, and Free Will
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Causes, Laws, and Free Will: Why Determinism Doesn't Matter

Kadri Vihvelin

Abstract

This book rescues compatibilists from the familiar charge of “quagmire of evasion” by arguing that the problem of free will and determinism is a metaphysical problem with a metaphysical solution. There is no good reason to think that determinism would rob us of the free will we think we have.

Keywords: Free will, determinism, ability to do otherwise, fatalism, causes, laws, counterfactuals, dispositions, Principle of Alternate Possibilities, Consequence Argument

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199795185
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795185.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kadri Vihvelin, author
University of Southern California

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