Degrees of freedom

Philosophical Explorations 12 (2):119 – 125 (2009)
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I propose a theory of freedom of choice on which it is a variable quality of individual conscious choices that has several dimensions that admit of degrees, even though - as many theorists have traditionally supposed - it also has as a necessary condition the possession of a capacity that is all or nothing. I argue that the proposed account better fits the phenomenology of ostensibly free actions, as well as empirical findings in the human sciences
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Timothy O'Connor (2009). Agent-Causal Power. In Toby Handfield (ed.), Dispositions and Causes. Oxford University Press, Clarendon Press ;
Timothy O'Connor (2005). Freedom With a Human Face. Midwest Studies in Philosophy 29 (1):207-227.

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