14. Why we have no free will- D. Pereboom

14. Why we have no free will- D. Pereboom - Why we have no...

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Unformatted text preview: Why we have no free will and can live without it? Derk Pereboom 1. Outline of Hard Incompatibilism We lack the sort of free will required for moral responsibility and hard Incompatibilism and it doesnt negate morality or the meaning of life. 2. Against Compatibilism Compatibilists- free will is required for moral resp and works with determinism. Libertarians- free will exists, but determinism is wrong. Compatibilists believe in various ways that a person is morally resp. Uses getting brain fucked, not responsible and actions were causally determined. Professor Plum kills Ms. White, whose decision is modified through rationality. Examples where the murder is beyond his control. 1. Created by neuroscientists to kill. 2. Neuroscientists programmed him at the beginning of life. 3. He was raised to kill....
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course PHIL 1000 taught by Professor Heathwood, during the Spring '07 term at Colorado.

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