Free Will, Fatalism and Libertarianism

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  • Free Will, Fatalism and Libertarianism
    • Determinism
      • Hard Determinism
        • Freud
          • desires are shaped by past experiences
        • John Locke
          • locked room
          • 17TH CENTURY
        • Internal and External causation
          • Genetics
          • Environment
            • desires are shaped by past experiences
          • Clarence Darrow case
      • Soft Determinism
        • Hume
          • Freedom requires determinism to make sense of things
            • Otherwise everything would be too random
        • J.S Mill
          • What if any rules should we  impose on society?
          • Societal contracts
            • we are allowed as much freedom as our societal context affords us
        • Aristotle
          • Volition
            • Buddhism
              • "through volition one performs action"
                • Actions may be limited in this life by karma's consequences from a previous life
                  • So volition in the present life  is what matters
                    • Human life is where one can make changes
        • Kane and Vardy
          • True freedom may never be achieve because of genetics and environmental factors
            • But we still can have some freedom
              • Free Will
                • Conscience
                  • Volition
                    • Buddhism
                      • "through volition one performs action"
                        • Actions may be limited in this life by karma's consequences from a previous life
                          • So volition in the present life  is what matters
                            • Human life is where one can make changes
                  • Cardinal Newman and Aquinas
                    • Voice of God
                    • "I toast conscience first"
                • Libertarianism
                  • Personality
                    • Interaction between mental and physical traits
                    • Empirical
                    • SEPARATE FROM
                  • Causally undetermined choices
                    • Moral self
                      • SEPARATE FROM
                    • Descartés
                      • 16TH CENTURY
                      • "mind " or "soul" is separate from the physical world and so is free
                • Moral responsibility
                  • Kant
                    • Free will is essential for moral responsability
                      • separated the physical and mental realms
                        • Phenomenal
                        • Noumenal
                          • Not in the Phenomenal realm and therefore free
                • Peter Van Inwagen
                  • fork in the road
                    • Consequence argument
                    • If there were no choices there would be no fork
                    • Assumption that life is straightforward
              • Internal and External causation
                • Genetics
                • Environment
                  • Clarence Darrow case
      • Libertarianism
        • Personality
          • Interaction between mental and physical traits
          • Empirical
        • Causally undetermined choices
          • Moral self
            • Descartés
              • 16TH CENTURY
              • "mind " or "soul" is separate from the physical world and so is free

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