Res Philosophica 94 (4):499-534 (2017)

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Daniel Fogal
New York University
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This paper offers a novel interpretation of Descartes's conception of freedom that resolves an important tension at the heart of his view. It does so by appealing to the important but overlooked distinction between possessing a power, exercising a power, and being in a position to exercise a power.
Keywords Descartes  Free will  Determinism  Moral responsibility
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ISBN(s) 2168-9105
DOI 10.11612/resphil.1503
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