Free Will and Determinism

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What is an incompatibilism?
Another word for libertarians
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Who believed that there is always something which compels us both internally and externally which makes us believe we have free will?
John Hospers
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What does hard determinism rely heavily on?
Isaac Newton's physics
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Is soft determinism a compromise of hard determinism and libertarianism?
no
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What does libertarianism state?
cause and effect cannot be applied to human behaviour and choices
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What analogy does Peter Van Inwagon use?
travelling along a road with branches compared to no branches for determinists
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Which theory has the most pessimistic view upon life?
hard determinism
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Who found in defence of two young murderers because it was out of their control due to their wealthy background?
Clarence Darrow
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Which two theologians followed predestination?
John Calvin and Augustine
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Do soft determinists believe we are morally responsible for our actions?
yes
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Who pointed out that if in every occurrence event B consistently followed event A, to say that every A causes event B is to go beyond our observation?
David Hume
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