Philosophical Explorations 10 (2):157 – 161 (2007)

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Timothy O'Connor
Indiana University, Bloomington
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A central argument of Alfred Mele's Free Will and Luck (2006) is that the problem of luck poses essentially the same problem for all the main indeterministic accounts of free will. Consequently, there is no advantage is certain theories (notably, agent-causal theories) in their capacity to respond to the problem of luck. I argue that Mele has not made a persuasive case for these claims
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Free Will and Luck.Alfred R. Mele - 2006 - Oxford University Press.
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