On 6/18/2012 9:50 AM, 1Z wrote:
On Jun 17, 7:28 pm, meekerdb<meeke...@verizon.net> wrote:
No, not that I know to be such; but believers in contra causal free will think
least some of their actions are.
Does anyone describe themselves as a believer in Contra Causal Free
Will? People do
describe themselves as incompatibilist libertarians, and all they need
is that some of their actions are not entirely determined, and that
element was involved was not fatal to their rationality, and their
of the action.
I don't see that as contrary to compatibilism which holds that 'free will' is compatible
with determinism (but not that determinism is necessarily true). Of course an otherwise
deterministic intelligence may make a random choice as part of a rational strategy. Does
libertarian free will *require* that some actions be random?
A tertium datur is not needed. People who rush to the
that it is, have generally rushed through the arguments about
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