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John Locke 1632-1704
Fre will: Came up with an analogy of a man waking up in a locked room and choosing to stay. He thinks he is free, but in reality he is not. "Free will is an illusion"
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David Hume 1711-1776
Free will: "the power of acting or not acting" (description of liberty). We can observe patterns in the physical world which are found in our decisions. If patterns in our world can be predicted then theorectically so can our decisions.
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Benedict Spinoza
"In the mind there is no absolute or free will" He believed that people who consider themselves to be free are ignorant of thier own inability to restrain their impulses to act. They "dream with their eyes open".
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Clarence Darrow
In 1924 he argued the case to save two youths from the electric chair. He argued that becuase they were upper calss they had never been told they couldn't do anything and so assumed that they had a right to do as they pleased. Psychological determini
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Ivan Pavlov
Came up with the
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Free will: "the power of acting or not acting" (description of liberty). We can observe patterns in the physical world which are found in our decisions. If patterns in our world can be predicted then theorectically so can our decisions.

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David Hume 1711-1776

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"In the mind there is no absolute or free will" He believed that people who consider themselves to be free are ignorant of thier own inability to restrain their impulses to act. They "dream with their eyes open".

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In 1924 he argued the case to save two youths from the electric chair. He argued that becuase they were upper calss they had never been told they couldn't do anything and so assumed that they had a right to do as they pleased. Psychological determini

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Came up with the

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