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Unformatted text preview: the ideas of determinism. Libertarianism is the belief that free will comes from a variety of sources, yet much of it cannot cause one to achieve moral responsibility. There are two kinds of libertarianism. Agent-causal libertarianism is the belief that one obtains free will alone, internally, as a single being, whereas event-causal libertarianism is the belief that one obtains free will through external experiences. Hard Determinism is the belief that determinism is a valid theory, but that achieving moral responsibility is near impossible. This theory is based upon the assumption that human beings lack the amount of free will required to achieve moral responsibility....
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- Monroe, L