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|Free will: the free will is, formulated in everyday language, the ability of a subject to choose among alternatives. See also Libet experiments, freedom, subject, individual, determinism, action autonomy, compatibilism._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
Peter van Inwagen on Free Will - Dictionary of Arguments
Pauen I 280
Incompatibilism/Inwagen/Pauen: thesis: freedom and determinism are not compatible. Everything is already fixed before our birth.
In the same scientific camp: Popper/Eccles, R. Chisholm, Ulrich Pothast, Eduard Dreher, Gottfried Seebaß.
>Determinism, >Freedom, >Initial conditions._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Peter van Inwagen
Metaphysics Fourth Edition
Grundprobleme der Philosophie des Geistes Frankfurt 2001
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