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Free Will

J. R. LUCAS

in Responsibility

Published in print May 1995 | ISBN: 9780198235781
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191679117 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198235781.003.0003
Free Will

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This chapter explores the notion of free will. It summarily dismisses the arguments of the determinists who make out that none of our actions are really actions of ours, but are only reactions to stimuli, entirely determined by our genetic make-up and previous experience.

Keywords: responsibility; determinism; actions; free will

Chapter.  8291 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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