11. Free Will AD, NT- Robert Kane

11. Free Will AD, NT- Robert Kane - "Free Will:...

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“Free Will: Ancient Dispute, New Themes” Robert Kane I. All over people want to be more free, in doing so, we have a greater capacity to fulfill more of our desires. With true freedom, we can control what we will. Free will’s importance is revealed in our revulsion for discovering manipulation. Uses example of Walden-Two and Brave New World, and because of conditioning, people are able to meet all of their surface desires but are manipulated in their deeper wills. Goes on to say our social conditioning may be the same type. To be the original makers of our desires we would have had to caused ourselves. If we are to be held responsible for our actions, then we must consider if we are responsible for our character. Surface freedoms are compatible with determinism, but deeper will is not. II. It doesn’t seem like indeterminism (same past, different outcomes) works either because then actions would be completely random. Libertarians- believe that free will is not an illusion. Many believe that free will cannot be determined
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