Thought: A Journal of Philosophy 3 (3):225-229 (2014)

Stephen Mumford and Rani Lill Anjum have argued that a theory of free will that appeals to a powers-based ontology is incompatible with causal determinism. This is a surprising conclusion since much recent work on the intersection of the metaphysics of powers and free will has consisted of attempts to defend compatibilism by appealing to a powers-based ontology. In response I show that their argument turns on an equivocation of ‘all events are necessitated’
Keywords free will  incompatibilism  powers  compatibilism  determinism
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DOI 10.1002/tht3.139
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