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American Philosophical Quarterly 23 (4):393-400 (1986)
|Abstract||This paper argues that ability to do otherwise (in the compatibilist sense) at the moment of initiation of action is a necessary condition of being able to act at all. If the argument is correct, it shows that Harry Frankfurt never provided a genuine counterexample to the 'principles of alternative possibilities' in his 1969 paper ‘Alternate Possibilities and Moral Responsibility’. The paper was written without knowledge of Frankfurt's paper.|
|Keywords||Action Compatibilism Epistemology Freedom Harry Frankfurt principle of alternative possibilities|
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