Ultimacy and alternative possibilities

Philosophical Studies 144 (1):15 - 20 (2009)
I explore a key feature of Robert Kane’s libertarianism (about which I have been puzzled for some time). Kane claims that we should separate issues of alternative possibilities from issues of ultimacy, but he further argues that they are connected in a certain way. I call into question this connection, and I continue to argue for a strict separation of considerations pertaining to alternative possibilities and “actual-sequence” considerations.
Keywords Robert Kane  Alternative possibilities  Ultimate responsibility  Libertarianism
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DOI 10.2307/27734422
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J. M. Fischer (2007). In Fischer, Kane Et Al. In John Martin Fischer (ed.), Four Views on Free Will. Blackwell Pub.

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