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Unformatted text preview: incompatible. (Hence, indeterminists and determinists are sometimes grouped as incompatibilists.) However, indeterminists will deny that premise 1 is true; hence, they will deny that premise 2 of the above argument is true, since premise 2 follows from premise 1 (which indeterminists believe to be false). Two escape routes 1) Way of the compatibilist( Stace, Frankfurt)(determinism and free will are compatible) 2) Way of the indeterminist ( Chisolm, Van Inwagen) (we do have the ability to choose/ nothing consistent with determinism can be free will) Stace defines a free action : An agent acts freely just in case the immediately proceeding cause was psychological state of his. Response- The ingnues scientist who puts a chip in someone hand and makes him do stuff without...
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