Dennett on the basic argument

Metaphilosophy 36 (4):427-435 (2005)
John Fischer
University of California, Riverside
Christopher Taylor has greatly clarified my thinking on this topic and shown me how to launch a deeper and more radical campaign in support of my earlier claims to this effect, and our coauthored paper (Taylor and Dennett 2001) provides more technical detail than is needed here. Here I will attempt a gentler version of our argument, highlighting the main points so that non-philosophers can at least see what the points of contention are, and how we propose to settle them, while leaving out almost all the logical formulae. Philosophers should consult the full-dress version, of course, to see if we have actually tied off the loose ends, and closed the loopholes that are passed by without mention in this telling. (Dennett
Keywords Compatibilism  Determinism  Free Will  Freedom  Metaphysics  Dennett, Daniel
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DOI 10.1111/j.1467-9973.2005.00381.x
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