Lecture14.ppt

Lecture14.ppt - How Will Being Spastic Help?...

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Replies To Hard Determinism Two Main Strategies: 1: Deny Determinism Appeal to Quantum Indeterminacy 2: Deny Determinism and Freedom Are Really Incompatible Compatibilism (Soft Determinism): Rethinking Freedom
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Denying Determinism Quantum Indeterminism Spontaneous Events At Quantum Level Probabilistic, Not Deterministic Laws Responses: Appeal to Hidden Variables Quantum Indeterminism Irrelevant For Us Is Randomness What We Want for Freedom???
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Unformatted text preview: How Will Being Spastic Help? Re-conceptualizing The Problem Initially, Problem Seemed To Stem From Materialism Assumption But Now, Whether You Are A Materialist Or A Dualist, It Seems We Only Have Two Choices: 1. Thought Processes Are Casually Determined 2. Thought Processes Are Random Apparently Neither Gives Us Freedom!!! A Libertarian Solution? Indeterminism Without Randomness?...
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2012 for the course PHIL 10100 taught by Professor David during the Fall '08 term at Notre Dame.

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