Mind 107 (427):515-28 (1998)

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Alicia Finch
Northern Illinois University
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Many critics of libertarian freedom have charged that freedom is incompatible with indeterminism. We show that the strongest argument that has been provided for this claim is invalid. The invalidity of the argument in question, however, implies the invalidity of the standard Consequence argument for the incompatibility of freedom and determinism. We show how to repair the Consequence argument and argue that no similar improvement will revive the worry about the compatibility of indeterminism and freedom.
Keywords Consequentialism  Freedom  Libertarianism  Metaphysics  Mind
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DOI 10.1093/mind/107.427.515
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