The principle of alternative possibilities

Canadian Journal of Philosophy 17 (March):91-104 (1987)
In 1969 harry frankfurt attacked the principle of alternate possibilities, I.E., The principle that one is morally responsible for what one has done only if one could have done otherwise. The first two parts of this paper offer a supplement to and clarification of that principle; the third part defends the supplemented version of it against three frankfurt arguments; and the fourth comments on a recent discussion of it by michael zimmerman
Keywords Alternative  Determinism  Ethics  Possibility  Responsibility
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DOI 10.1080/00455091.1987.10715902
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