On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 9:23 AM, Bruno Marchal <marc...@ulb.ac.be> wrote:

>
> I agree free-will is silly if it is defined like that. So let us try a
> less silly definition. So instead of "was exactly the same" in your
> definition, we can use "was exactly the same from the subject point of
> view".
>

OK.


> In that case, if the subject was aware of not having all information, he
> might consistently think that he could have done otherwise, because he was
> hesitating for example, as far as he can remember.
>

It depends on what we mean by "could". If we mean that "I would have done
otherwise because I could have done otherwise", I still think that belief
in free-will is silly. If the subject was aware of not having all
information and yet he did what he did, why would the subject think (later)
that he could have done otherwise?


>
> Bruno
>
> http://iridia.ulb.ac.be/~marchal/
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