On the Relations and Relata of (In)compatibilism: A Technical Review

Kristin M. Mickelson
University of Colorado, Boulder (PhD)
The chapter begins with a discussion of the determinism relatum (§2) and the free-will relatum (§3). The next section (§4) identifies four relations which are commonly used to characterize (in)compatibilism: metaphysical incompossibility, logical inconsistency, metaphysical incompatibility, and logical incompatibility. In closing (§5), I suggest a way to disambiguate the terms “compatibilism” and “incompatibilism”. For the most recent draft, please gmail me: kristin.mickelson.42
Keywords problem of free will and determinism, incompossibilism, incompatibilism, correlation problem, explanation problem, causal luck, constitutive luck
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