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  1. The Incompatibility of Free Will and Determinism.Peter Van Inwagen - 1975 - Philosophical Studies 27 (3):185 - 199.
    In this paper I shall define a thesis I shall call ' determinism ', and argue that it is incompatible with the thesis that we are able to act otherwise than we do. Other theses, some of them very different from what I shall call ' determinism ', have at least an equal right to this name, and, therefore, I do not claim to show that every thesis that could be called ' determinism ' without historical impropriety (...)
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  2. Free Will and Determinism.Bernard Berofsky (ed.) - 1966 - Harper & Row.
  3. The Problem of Free Will and Determinism: An Abductive Approach.Kristin M. Mickelson - 2019 - Social Philosophy and Policy 36 (1):154-172.
    This essay begins by dividing the traditional problem of free will and determinism into a “correlation” problem and an “explanation” problem. I then focus on the explanation problem, and argue that a standard form of abductive (i.e. inference to the best-explanation) reasoning may be useful in solving it. To demonstrate the fruitfulness of the abductive approach, I apply it to three standard accounts of free will. While each account implies the same solution to the correlation (...)
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  4. Free Will and Consciousness: A Determinist Account of the Illusion of Free Will.Gregg Caruso - 2012 - Lexington Books.
    This book argues two main things: The first is that there is no such thing as free will—at least not in the sense most ordinary folk take to be central or fundamental; the second is that the strong and pervasive belief in free will can be accounted for through a careful analysis of our phenomenology and a proper theoretical understanding of consciousness.
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  5. Free Will and Determinism: A Dialogue.Clifford Williams - 1980 - Hackett Publishing Company.
  6. Free-Will and Determinism.Gardner Williams - 1941 - Journal of Philosophy 38 (December):701-711.
  7. Free Will and Determinism: Political, Not Just Metaphysical.Kyle Johannsen - 2013 - American Journal of Bioethics Neuroscience 4 (4):65-7.
    This paper is a short commentary on Veljko Dubljevic's "Autonomy in Neuroethics: Political and Not Metaphysical.".
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  8. Consciousness, Free Will, and the Unimportance of Determinism.Galen Strawson - 1989 - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 32 (March):3-27.
    This article begins with some brief reflexions on the definition of determinism (II), on the notion of the subject of experience (III), and on the relation between conscious experience and brain events (IV). The main discussion (V?XIII) focuses on the traditional view, endorsed by Honderich in his book A Theory of Determinism, that the truth of determinism poses some special threat to our ordinary conception of ourselves as morally responsible free agents (and also to our ?life?hopes'). (...)
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    Causes, Laws, and Free Will: Why Determinism Doesn't Matter.Kadri Vihvelin - 2013 - Oup Usa.
    In Causes, Laws, and Free Will, Kadri Vihvelin argues that we can have free will even if everything we do is predictable given the laws of nature and the past. The belief that determinism robs us of free will springs from mistaken beliefs about the metaphysics of causation, the nature of laws, and the logic of counterfactuals.
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    Moral Responsibility: Beyond Free Will and Determinism.Nicole Vincent, Ibo van de Poel & Jeroen van den Hoven (eds.) - 2011 - Springer.
    This book'¬"s chapters deal with a range of theoretical problems discussed in classic compatibilist literature '¬ ; e.g. the relationship between ...
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  11. Experimental Philosophy and the Compatibility of Free Will and Determinism: A Survey.Florian Cova & Yasuko Kitano - 2014 - Annals of the Japan Association for Philosophy of Science 22:17-37.
    The debate over whether free will and determinism are compatible is controversial, and produces wide scholarly discussion. This paper argues that recent studies in experimental philosophy suggest that people are in fact “natural compatibilists”. To support this claim, it surveys the experimental literature bearing directly or indirectly upon this issue, before pointing to three possible limitations of this claim. However, notwithstanding these limitations, the investigation concludes that the existing empirical evidence seems to support the view that most (...)
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  12. Free Will and Determinism.On Free Will, Bio-Cultural Evolution Hans Fink, Niels Henrik Gregersen & Problem Torben Bo Jansen - 1991 - Zygon 26 (3):447.
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    Free-Will And Determinism.Allan Macgregor Munn - 1960 - University Of Toronto Press,.
  14. Van Inwagen on Free Will and Determinism.André Gallois - 1977 - Philosophical Studies 32 (July):99-105.
  15. The Compatibility of Free Will and Determinism.John V. Canfield - 1962 - Philosophical Review 71 (July):352-368.
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  16. Free Will, Determinism, and the Possibility of Doing Otherwise.Christian List - 2014 - Noûs 48 (1):156-178.
    I argue that free will and determinism are compatible, even when we take free will to require the ability to do otherwise and even when we interpret that ability modally, as the possibility of doing otherwise, and not just conditionally or dispositionally. My argument draws on a distinction between physical and agential possibility. Although in a deterministic world only one future sequence of events is physically possible for each state of the world, the more coarsely (...)
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  17. Free Will and Determinism: An Overview of Muslim Scholars' Perspective.A. Rashid Bhat - 2006 - Journal of Islamic Philosophy 2:7-24.
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    Free Will and Determinism: A Dialogue. [REVIEW]James J. Valone - 1982 - Teaching Philosophy 5 (2):170-171.
  19. Free Will and Determinism. Edited by Vlggo Mortensen and Robert C. Sorensen. Philadelphia: Coronet, 1987. 213 Pages and Notes. $28.50 (Paper). Tackling the Subject of Free Will and Determinism is Like Trying to Fight a Tar Baby: No Matter Where You Throw the First Punch, You Find. [REVIEW]Kenneth Vaux - forthcoming - Zygon.
     
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    Free-Will and Determinism. Allan M. Munn.Arnulf Zweig - 1962 - Ethics 72 (3):220-221.
  21. Why the Buddha Did Not Discuss "The Problem of Free Will and Determinism".Christopher W. Gowans - 2017 - In Rick Repetti (ed.), Buddhist Perspectives on Free Will: Agentless Agency? New York: Routledge. pp. 11-21.
    I argue that the Buddha did not discuss the free will and determinism problem because he only considered issues relating to overcoming suffering and his teaching about this did not raise the problem. As represented in the Nikāyas, the heart of his teaching was an empirically based account of the causes of suffering and how to modify these to end suffering. It was primarily a practical teaching about how to achieve this goal, more a craft knowledge than (...)
     
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  22. Quantum Mechanics, Free Will, and Determinism.Henry Margenau - 1967 - Journal of Philosophy 64 (21):714-725.
  23. Determinism, Free Will, and Moral Responsibility.Gerald B. Dworkin (ed.) - 1970 - Prentice-Hall.
    Of liberty and necessity, by D. Hume.--The doctrine of necessity examined, by C. S. Peirce.--Determinism in history, by E. Nagel.--Some arguments for free will, by T. Reid.--Has the self free will? by C. A. Campbell.--Dialogue on free will, by L. de Valla.--Can the will be caused? by C. Ginet.--Free will, by G. E. Moore.--A modal muddle, by S. N. Thomas.--Determinism, indeterminism, and libertarianism, by C. D. Broad.--An empirical disproof of (...)
     
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  24. Introduction: Free Will and Determinism.Thad Botham - 2012 - In What Might Be: Readings in Philosophy. Dubeque, USA: pp. 169-179.
    In this introduction we accomplish two things. First, we attempt to get clear about what we mean by the term 'free will'. Second, we introduce a philosophical puzzle known as the metaphysical problem of free will.
     
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  25. Free-Will and Determinism.A. J. Ayer - 1991 - In Logical Foundations. New York: St Martin's Press.
     
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  26. Free Will and Determinism.Bruce Bassoff - 1964 - Journal of Existentialism 4:259-262.
     
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    Free Will and Determinism: A Reply.John V. Canfield - 1963 - Philosophical Review 72 (October):502-504.
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    William James on Free Will and Determinism.Donald W. Viney - 1986 - Journal of Mind and Behavior 7 (4):555-565.
    James's classic article "The Dilemma of Determinism" represents only an early and partial statement on his views of free will and determinism. James's mature position incorporates the arguments of "The Dilemma of Determinism" into a robust theory of free will which at once explains the operations of free effort, and delineates the scope of legitimate psychological explanation. Free will is an issue of fact while being beyond the competence of psychological (...)
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  29. Aquinas on Free Will and Intellectual Determinism.Tobias Hoffmann & Cyrille Michon - 2017 - Philosophers' Imprint 17.
    From the early reception of Thomas Aquinas up to the present, many have interpreted his theory of liberum arbitrium to imply intellectual determinism: we do not control our choices, because we do not control the practical judgments that cause our choices. In this paper we argue instead that he rejects determinism in general and intellectual determinism in particular, which would effectively destroy liberum arbitrium as he conceives of it. We clarify that for Aquinas moral responsibility presupposes liberum (...)
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  30. Free Will and Luck.Alfred R. Mele - 2006 - Oxford University Press.
    Mele's ultimate purpose in this book is to help readers think more clearly about free will. He identifies and makes vivid the most important conceptual obstacles to justified belief in the existence of free will and meets them head on. Mele clarifies the central issues in the philosophical debate about free will and moral responsibility, criticizes various influential contemporary theories about free will, and develops two overlapping conceptions of free will--one (...)
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    Free Will and Determinism: A Solution to the Kantian Paradox.Sorin Baiasu - 2020 - In Manja Kisner & Jörg Noller (eds.), The Concept of Will in Classical German Philosophy: Between Ethics, Politics, and Metaphysics. De Gruyter. pp. 7-28.
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    Free Will and Determinism. Ed. Bernard Bernofsky.Leonard M. Fleck - 1968 - Modern Schoolman 45 (2):169-170.
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    Free Will and Determinism. Allan M. Munn.R. J. C. Burgener - 1964 - Philosophy of Science 31 (2):188-189.
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    Free Will and Determinism.William Dwyer - 2002 - Journal of Ayn Rand Studies 4 (1).
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    Free Will and Determinism Yet Again. An Inaugural Lecture by Professor W. B. Gallie, Delivered in 1957. (Published by Marjory Boyd, M.A., Printer to the Queen's University of Belfast, 1957. Pp. 28. Price 2s. 6d.). [REVIEW]Ernest Gellner - 1959 - Philosophy 34 (130):275-.
  36. Free Will and Determinism Yet Again.W. B. Gallie - 1959 - Philosophy 34 (130):275-276.
     
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  37. Free Will and Determinism: Why Compatibilism Is False. [REVIEW]Gregory Harding† - 1997 - Erkenntnis 47 (3):311 - 349.
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  38. Free Will and Determinism in the World of Minority Report.Michael Huemer - 2009 - In Susan Schneider (ed.), Science Fiction and Philosophy: From Time Travel to Superintelligence. Wiley-Blackwell. pp. 103.
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    Free-Will and Determinism. By A. M. Munn. (London: Mcgibbon and Kee. 1960. Pp. 218. Price 42s.).John Tucker - 1962 - Philosophy 37 (139):82-.
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    Free Will and Determinism in Relation to Progress.C. J. Melrose - 1901 - Philosophical Review 10 (1):105-106.
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    Free-Will and Determinism.Arnulf Zweig - 1962 - Ethics 72 (3):220-221.
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    Free Will and Determinism.R. J. C. Burgener - 1964 - Philosophy of Science 31 (2):188-189.
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    Free Will and Determinism.Michael Norwitz - 1991 - Philosophy Now 1:9-11.
  44. Routledge Library Editions: Free Will and Determinism. Various - 2017 - Routledge.
    This set reissues a number of classic titles on free will and determinism. They approach the topic from a range of differing viewpoints, and in so doing, provide an excellent overview and in-depth analysis of this fundamental philosophical problem.
     
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  45. Lecture Notes on Free Will and Determinism.Norman Swartz - manuscript
    For an expansion of the discussion of Sections 2-5 (Logical Determinism, Epistemic Determinism, and Modal Concepts) see Foreknowledge and Free Will ", in the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
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    Getting the Fly Out of the Bottle: The False Problem of Free Will and Determinism.Peter Westen - 2005 - Buffalo Criminal Law Review 8:101-54.
  47. A Formal Approach to the Problem of Free Will and Determinism.Peter van Inwagen - 1974 - Theoria 40 (1):9-22.
  48. Free Will and Consciousness: Experimental Studies.Joshua Shepherd - 2012 - Consciousness and Cognition 21 (2):915-927.
    What are the folk-conceptual connections between free will and consciousness? In this paper I present results which indicate that consciousness plays central roles in folk conceptions of free will. When conscious states cause behavior, people tend to judge that the agent acted freely. And when unconscious states cause behavior, people tend to judge that the agent did not act freely. Further, these studies contribute to recent experimental work on folk philosophical affiliation, which analyzes folk responses to (...)
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  49. Free Will and Luck: Reply to Critics.Alfred R. Mele - 2007 - Philosophical Explorations 10 (2):153 – 155.
    Mele's ultimate purpose in this book is to help readers think more clearly about free will. He identifies and makes vivid the most important conceptual obstacles to justified belief in the existence of free will and meets them head on. Mele clarifies the central issues in the philosophical debate about free will and moral responsibility, criticizes various influential contemporary theories about free will, and develops two overlapping conceptions of free will--one (...)
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  50. Phl 341f Free Will and Determinism.Bernard Berofsky, I. Wilks & Erindale College - 1995 - Custom Publishing Service, University of Toronto Bookstores.
     
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