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Extending a Hand to Philosophical Compatibilists (by a Free Will Skeptic)

Philosophical (p) compatibilists believe that free will and causal determinism are “compatible” with each other. They do this by defining the term “free will” in a way that is indeed compatible with determinism. If you have read my blog you will see that I have criticized compatibilism, but that it is always a semantic criticism about […]

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Newbie Defense of Free Will #1 – “Unpredictability”

I’ve had lots and lots of online debates on the free will topic. I can often tell how new someone is to the topic when I see their initial defense of free will. If they take a compatibilist view with a nuanced semantic, I know that these people are not new to the topic and that […]

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Free Will Illusionism vs. Disillusionism

There are some people who understand that free will is an illusion, but at the same time say that we should keep the general population within that illusion – or rather, not educate them out of it. This stems from a concern over people learning that they do not have free will, but at the […]

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“Free Will” is an Umbrella Term

The term “free will” is an umbrella term that has a whole lot of added abilities under it that cannot be easily partitioned away from the minds of the majority. It is a term that is simply too baggage laden. This means that it can be used in a narrow way, but those narrow ways do not […]

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Free Will Assumptions in Bell’s Theorem?

Warning: This “free will” post is for those interested in quantum mechanics, and who have a general understanding of the field and terms used within it.  If there was one theorem that has driven physicists to accept an indeterministic model of quantum mechanics the most, Bell’s theorem would be on the top pedestal. With the […]

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